Allan B. Bakalian

Allan B. Bakalian: Attorney with Zeno Bakalian P.S.


Allan has over twenty five years experience in all aspects of environmental law in Washington and Oregon. He specializes in regulatory compliance, hazardous waste cleanups, contribution and cost recovery advice and litigation, real estate due diligence and transactions, Superfund site cleanups, land use permitting and compliance, natural resource protection and environmental litigation. He has practiced environmental law in both public and private sectors, and provides practical, effective advice and assistance to clients as efficiently as possible. During his career, Allan has been Assistant Regional Counsel for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Seattle, Senior Environmental Counsel for a multi-national company, Univar USA (dba Van Waters & Rogers) and since 2001 has been advising and representing clients in private practice. His unique and varied experience enables him to develop successful strategies for representing individuals and businesses in a wide-range of environmental, land use and enforcement related matters. Allan is also a member of both the Oregon and Washington state and federal bar associations.

Areas of Practice (25)

  • Environmental Law
  • Real Estate
  • Land Use
  • Natural Resources
  • Brownfields Redevelopment
  • Environmental Cleanup
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Stormwater Permits
  • Source Control and Sediment Contamination
  • Environmental Cost Recovery
  • Environmental Due Diligence
  • Environmental Insurance
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Groundwater Contamination
  • Hazardous Waste Liability
  • Hazardous Waste Management
  • Property Remediation
  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)
  • Superfund
  • Water Pollution
  • Water Quality
  • Administrative Hearings and Appeals
  • Administrative Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
425-822-1511 x224  Phone
425-822-1411  Fax
University Attended:
St. Lawrence University, B.A., cum laude, 1980
Law School Attended:
Lewis and Clark Law School, J.D., with honors, 1983
Year of First admission:
1984, Washington and Oregon
Washington State Bar Association; King County Bar Association; East King County Bar Association; Oregon State Bar; American Bar Association
Birth Information:
Glen Ridge, New Jersey, April 5, 1958
Hobbies & interests:
Allan enjoys skiing and hiking in the Cascades, boating on the Puget Sound and Lake Washington, and also competes in the Seattle men's soccer and squash leagues throughout the year. He also assists his master gardener wife with native plant landscaping projects at their property in Woodinville.
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
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