Professional Biography
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Stephanie M. Regenold Partner

  • Portland

    D +1.503.727.2000

    F +1.503.727.2222


    1120 NW Couch Street, 10th Floor

    Portland, OR 97209-4128




Stephanie Regenold counsels clients on development of major infrastructure projects, including natural resource and renewable projects, highway and public and private transportation projects, and commercial development. Stephanie advises on both public and private land development and multiple-use projects, from initiation through completion, including projects within the oil and gas, mining, timber, and renewable wind, solar, and hydro industries.

Stephanie advises clients on mining claim issues, such as extralateral rights, and royalty and lease disputes, in Montana, Idaho, Alaska, and other western states. She performs due diligence and title reviews of large land acreages for natural resource and energy project development, acquisitions, divestitures, and financings, including title review of city tracts in the Bakken Shale Play in Montana and North Dakota. In addition to title review, her practice includes negotiations and litigation relating to permitting, title, payment of royalties and lease disputes, and further extends to forest products matters, including timber export and land disputes.

Stephanie has served as lead counsel for major project acquisitions and divestitures and for public agencies and private-sector clients under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), including Federal Highway Administration NEPA assignments, and related issues such as compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), Endangered Species Act (ESA), Clean Water Act (CWA), Federal Land Policy & Management Act (FLPMA), National Forest Management Act (NFMA), and Clean Air Act (CAA). Her experience includes permitting and regulatory compliance, negotiating land acquisitions, surface and subsurface leases, and right-of-way agreements, land use and real estate matters, which includes solving complex title-related matters and disputes, and administrative proceedings and environmental litigation at both the state and federal level.

Professional Recognition

  • Recognized by Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Litigation - Environmental; Natural Resources Law, 2023-2024
  • Burton Award for Legal Writing Recipient

Professional Leadership

  • Oregon State Bar, Environmental & Natural Resources Section, Executive Committee Member, 2019-2020
  • American Bar Association, Section of Natural Resources, Energy, and Environmental Law
  • ABA, SEER, Forest Resources Section, Vice Chair of the Year in Review, 2017-2021
  • ABA, SEER, Endangered Species Section, Co-Vice Chair of the Year in Review, 2019-2021
  • The Foundation for Natural Resources and Energy Law, Trustee 2023-Present; Renewable Energy Task Force, Member
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids’ Sake Committee, 2016-2017 
  • Idaho State Bar, Environment and Natural Resources Section, At Large Council Member, 2016-2017 
  • Idaho State Bar, Environment and Natural Resources Section, Secretary/Treasurer, 2017-2018 
  • Idaho State Bar, Environment and Natural Resources Section, Vice Chairperson, 2018-2019

Related Employment

  • Crowley Fleck PLLP, Billings, MT, Associate Attorney, 2011-2013





Bar and Court Admissions

  • Oregon
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • North Dakota
  • Utah
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • Wyoming
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Montana
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Utah
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Wyoming


  • The University of Tulsa College of Law, J.D., Order of the Curule Chair, Order of the Barristers, 2011, Member, Tulsa Comparative & International Law Journal
  • Montana State University, B.A., Political Science, highest honors, 2007