SACRAMENTO, CA—Stoel Rives LLP is pleased to announce that water resource attorney Elizabeth P. Ewens has joined the firm as a partner in its Sacramento office. Ewens joins Stoel Rives’ Environment, Land Use and Natural Resources (ELUNR) group.
Ewens’ practice emphasizes the preservation and defense of water rights, and water management. She has represented public agencies, State Water Project contractors and individuals in complex water resource litigation in the western U.S. involving both surface and groundwater rights. Ewens has engaged in water resources litigation at the administrative, trial court and appellate levels. Her appellate experience includes three cases before the Idaho Supreme Court arising out of the Snake River Basin Adjudication and petitions for certiorari to the United States Supreme Court.
Before joining Stoel Rives, Ewens was a partner with Ellison, Schneider Harris & Donlan LLP in Sacramento and with McQuaid, Bedford & Van Zandt LLP in San Francisco.