In addition to his natural resources work, Greg maintains an active immigration law practice where he assists businesses and individuals with their immigration needs. Greg routinely advises clients regarding immigrant and nonimmigrant visas, family-based and employment-based visa petitions, the PERM labor certification process, the immigrant investor program, I-9 compliance, and immigration issues that arise in the hiring process.
Greg is a fourth-generation Montanan and Helena native. When not practicing law he can be found exploring Montana’s mountains, lakes and rivers with his family.
Prior Experience (Employment)
Prior to joining Crowley Fleck, Greg practiced with a respected firm in Anchorage, Alaska, where he represented individuals, municipalities, school districts, and businesses in a broad range of legal affairs, including environmental permitting and counseling, litigation, and immigration law. Before entering private practice, Greg clerked for Judge Sharon L. Gleason, a prominent Alaska judge who now sits on the federal bench. He also served as a law clerk in the U.S. Department of Justice, Environmental and Natural Resources Division, in Washington, D.C.
Honors & Awards
Benchmark Litigation Rising Star - 2017
Mountain States Super Lawyers Rising Star - 2017, 2018
Benchmark Litigation, Under 40 Hot List - 2016
Academic Excellence Awards, Legal Writing, Native Americans and the Law
Dean’s fellow and Teaching Assistant, Legal Writing, Legal Research, Appellate Advocacy
Administrative Editor for the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law
Rotary International, Rotary Club of Helena
Presentations & Publications
Montana Chamber of Commerce, Business and the Law Conference, Federal Impacts on MT Employers - Immigration & NLRB Update, March 14, 2018 (Helena, Montana)
Montana Medical Association Interim Membership and Board of Trustees Meeting, Health Care Legislation Highlights, February 17, 2017 (Helena, Montana)
Montana Energy Conference, Legal Obstacles to Energy Development: Clean Power Plan and Ground Level Ozone, March 29, 2016 (Billings, Montana)
CERCLA Successor Liability, fall/winter 2015 (Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota)
Montana Energy Law Seminar, Governmental Affairs & Legislative Update, August 31, 2015 (co-presented with Aimee Grmoljez) (Billings, Montana)
EPA’s Proposed Reduction to Ground Level Ozone NAAQS, January 2015 (Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota)
R.S. 2477 Litigation and Legislation Presentation for the Alaska State Bar Association and a coalition of corporate landowners in Alaska, winter/spring 2014 (Anchorage, Alaska)
“Banking for Salmon: How to Balance the Klamath Basin’s Liquid Ledger Sheet with a Comprehensive Basin-Wide Water Bank,” Editorial, VT. J. Envtl. L., May 4, 2007.
State Bar of Montana - Natural Resources, Energy & Environmental Section
Alaska Bar Association - Environmental/Natural Resources Section, Alaska Native Law Section, Corporate Counsel Section, Immigration Law Section
Idaho State Bar - Environment & Natural Resources Law Section, Water Law Section
Wyoming State Bar - Energy & Natural Resources Section
State Bar Association of North Dakota - Administrative & Government Lawyers Section
American Bar Association - Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources (Committee Member: Energy and Natural Resources Litigation; Air Quality; Environmental Transactions and Brownfields; Superfund and Natural Resource Damages Litigation)
American Immigration Lawyers Association
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