Attorneys
Jordan Wimpy

Jordan P. Wimpy

Member
Email:jwimpy@mwlaw.com
Phone:(501) 688-8872
Location: Little Rock
Bar Admissions: Arkansas, Wyoming

Jordan Wimpy is an environmental lawyer with a dynamic practice covering issues across the spectrum of environmental, agricultural, energy and natural resources law. He regularly represents trade associations, utilities and business clients in administrative rulemaking matters and all aspects of the environmental permitting, compliance and enforcement processes. He also provides counsel to agricultural producers and landowners regarding agricultural conservation programs, conservation easements and other land preservation and stewardship activities.

Experience

  • Advises clients regarding environmental permit applications, review processes, and appeals.
  • Represents clients on environmental compliance matters, including regulatory interpretation, disclosures and enforcement proceedings.
  • Advises landowners and landowner organizations on the negotiation and siting of energy infrastructure projects including rights-of-way and easement agreements, surface use agreements, access agreements and mitigation reclamation standards.
  • Assists landowners with the negotiation, drafting and monitoring of conservation easement agreements.
  • Helps landowners and local governments navigate special use permitting and resource management planning processes for public lands.
  • Advises clients with regard to enrollment, contracting and compliance issues under the Farm Bill’s Title 2 Conservation Programs.
  • Represents landowners, local governments and agriculture organizations in matters concerning the Endangered Species Act including listing decisions, critical habitat determinations, habitat conservation plans and Section 7 consultation activities.

Education

  • Vermont Law School J.D., magna cum laude (2012)
  • Vermont Law School Master of Environmental Law & Policy, magna cum laude (2012)
  • University of Arkansas M.A. in History (2009)
  • University of Arkansas B.A. in History (2006)

Professional Recognition

  • Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Stars: Environmental (2019-2020)

Involvement

  • American Bar Association
    • Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources
      • Chair, Agricultural Management Committee (2020-21)
      • Vice-Chair for Programs, Agricultural Management Committee (2018-20)
  • Arkansas Bar Association
    • Environmental Law Section
      • Past Chair (2018-19)
      • Past Vice-Chair (2017-18)
      • Past Secretary (2016-17)
    • Agricultural Law Section
  • American Agricultural Law Association
  • Environmental Law Institute's Emerging Leaders Initiative (ELI ELI)
  • Board of Directors, Alliance for Rural Impact
    • President (2019-Present)
    • Vice-President (2017-18)
  • Board of Directors, Preserve Arkansas
  • Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation
  • Central Arkansas Master Naturalists

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