Mr. R. Timothy McCrum
R. Timothy McCrum is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Crowell & Moring in the Environment, Energy & Resources Group. With Crowell & Moring since 1986, he has experience with a wide variety of issues involving litigation, legislation, rulemaking, negotiation, and counseling.
Mr. McCrum has litigated cases and counseled companies in matters arising under a wide variety of environmental and natural resource laws including the National Environmental Policy Act, the Clean Water Act, CERCLA, the Endangered Species Act, the Federal Land Policy and Management Act, the general mining laws, and the federal mineral leasing laws. He has represented companies in administrative permitting processes and litigation involving controversial projects ranging from gold mines to oil and gas exploration and production facilities.
From 1984 to 1986, Mr. McCrum served as attorney-advisor with the Energy and Resources Division of the Solicitor's Office, U.S. Department of the Interior. He has served as the chair of the Mining Committee of the American Bar Association's Section of Environment, Energy and Resources Law (1997-99), and as a Trustee of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation (2000-03). In 2000 he served as a member of the Bush-Cheney Transition, Interior Advisory Committee. He is listed in Who's Who in American Law, Who's Who in America, and Best Lawyers in America (2000 to 2011). Mr. McCrum holds a B.A. degree in geology from Franklin & Marshall College (1980) and a J.D. degree from Lewis and Clark School of Law (1983). He is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, several U.S. Courts of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court.