Timothy J. Hagerty

Member
Louisville
T 502.568.0268
F 502.581.1087
400 West Market Street
Suite 3200
Louisville, Kentucky 40202-3363

Tim is a member of Frost Brown Todd LLC. He counsels the Firm's clients on environmental compliance, liability, and litigation issues arising under federal, state, and local laws, with an emphasis on natural resources law.

Tim assists clients in obtaining wetlands and wastewater discharge permits and related approvals under the federal Clean Water Act and similar state and local laws. He has extensive experience assisting public and private clients in complying with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and related resource review requirements. He provides advice to clients concerning the requirements of the Clean Air Act, the Endangered Species Act, and the National Historic Preservation Act.

Tim has both provided compliance counseling and represented clients in litigation concerning major electric transmission line and petroleum pipeline projects, large-scale residential and commercial developments, and major highway and transit projects throughout the country. He also has counseled the firm’s mining industry clients in various matters arising under federal environmental laws, and he recently represented a major coal company in federal litigation regarding the regulation of surface mining under the Clean Water Act.

Tim also assists the Firm's clients in conducting environmental due diligence, negotiating environmental provisions in complex corporate and real estate transactions, and addressing property contamination issues.

Before joining Frost Brown Todd, Tim practiced environmental law with Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., in Washington, D.C.

Highlights & Recognitions

  • Kentucky Super Lawyers® 2013-2014
  • Chambers USA® America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2011-2014
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, 2007-2015
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Lawyer of the Year, Louisville - Environmental Law, 2015

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Louisville Bar Association, Member, Environmental Law Section
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Member, Natural Resources Law Section
  • American Bar Association, Section of Environment, Energy and Resources; and Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice
  • Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors; Chair, Environmental Policy Committee, 2007-present
  • Greater Louisville, Inc., Chair, Environmental Affairs Committee, 2005-present)
  • ABA Water Quality and Wetlands Committee, Vice Chair, 2001-2003
  • ABA Endangered Species Committee, Vice Chair, 1998-2000
  • District of Columbia Bar Association

Civic & Charitable Organizations

  • Leadership Kentucky, Class of 2004
  • Leadership Louisville, Class of 2008
  • The Bridges Coalition, Secretary and General Counsel
  • Nativity Academy of Louisville, Board of Directors; Chair, Community Relations Committee
  • Help Ministries of Central Louisville, President, Board of Directors
  • Louisville Metro Air Quality Task Force, Vice Chair, 2003-2005
  • 21st Century Society of the Louisville Orchestra, President 2002-2004

Non-FBT Publications and Events

“The Clean Water Act Two-Step: The Corps of Engineers’ Authority to Permit Fills Under the Clean Water Act Takes One Step Forward, One Step Back,” Energy and Mineral Law Foundation, Annual Institute, May 18-91, 2009

“Clean Water Act Litigation and Enforcement,” ALI-ABA Course of Study, “Wetlands Law and Regulation,” May 15-16, 2008

“Clean Water Act Litigation,” ALI-ABA Course of Study, “Wetlands Law and Regulation,” May 10-11, 2007

“Clean Water Act Litigation,” ALI-ABA Course of Study, “Wetlands Law and Regulation,” June 8-9, 2006

“Beyond 404: Corps Permitting and the National Environmental Policy Act,” ALI-ABA Course of Study, “Wetlands Law and Regulation,” June 9-10, 2005

“Surface Mining and the Clean Water Act: Nationwide Permit 21 Litigation and State Initiatives,” Energy and Mineral Law Foundation, Annual Institute, May 16-17, 2005

"Others Laws Affecting Section 404 Practice" and "Litigation and Enforcement Update," ALI-ABA Course of Study, “Wetlands Law and Regulation,” May 20-21, 2004

"Litigation and Enforcement Update," ALI-ABA Course of Study, "Wetlands Law and Regulation," May 29-30, 2003

“Surface Mining and the Clean Water Act: the 402/404 Conflict and the Regulation of Valley Fills,” 23 Energy & Min. L. Inst. ch. 10 (2003)

"Beyond Section 404: Corps Permitting and the National Environmental Policy Act," The Environmental Law Reporter: News & Analysis, 32 ELR 10853-10861, July 2002

"The Year in Review" and "Perspectives on Regional Wetlands Regulation, Law, and Policy," ALI-ABA Course of Study, "Wetlands Law and Regulation," May 30-31, 2002

"Wetlands Protection in the 21st Century: The Regulation of Mountaintop Mining," ABA Section of Environment, Energy and Resources, Fall Meeting, October 4, 2001

"NMA, CMA, and 'Federal Enforceability' Under the Clean Air Act," Journal of Environmental Law and Practice, January/February 1996 (co-author)

Other Contact Info

Assistant

Cindy Endy
Email
T 502.779.8640
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