Jeff Zimmerman has several diverse practice areas. His real estate and public utilities practice elements involve a substantial amount of work with subdivision development. He assists clients in all areas from start-up to completion. He is instrumental in the initial land sale; recording property covenants and restrictions; public reports for lot sales; utility planning, including formation of regulated public service corporations or utility special taxing districts; certificates of convenience and necessity; and line extensions.
Another component of Jeff’s practice is environmental law. He facilitates environmental assessments, environmental permitting of all types, Arizona aquifer protection permits, Arizona AZPDES permits, Clean Water Act Section 404 (dredge and fill) permits, asbestos, PCBs, hazardous materials spill notifications, solid and hazardous waste permits, and Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act recordkeeping and reporting.
Water rights is another practice element. Jeff assists clients with groundwater and surface water rights, wells and wellsites, treated wastewater effluent reuse, and water transportation issues.
Natural resources also comprise an aspect of Jeff’s practice. He works with clients in this area on mining and mining claims, federal and state leases, and other land use rights.
Jeff also assists clients with compliance in the area of worker protection. He works to ensure they meet the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard as well as radon and other indoor pollution requirements. He also represents clients in governmental relations regarding the formation and operation of special taxing districts and lobbyist requirements. He has experience forming and operating PACs. Jeff has an ‘AV’ Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating™, which is the highest ranking given for legal ability and ethical standards, and a 5.0 out of 5 Peer Rating™.