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Mr. Baur’s practice focuses on public lands, energy resources, marine resources, fish and wildlife, wetlands, endangered species, NEPA, and Indian law. He represents clients on offshore renewable and oil and gas energy, coastal and marine and spatial planning, and marine fisheries and wildlife conservation. He has published numerous articles and served as adjunct professor of wildlife law at Golden Gate Law School and instructor for the Environmental Law Institute and American Bar Association. He is coeditor of the American Bar Association’s treatises on the Endangered Species Act and Ocean and Coastal Law. Prior to joining Perkins Coie, he was general counsel to the U.S. Marine Mammal Commission and attorney-advisor in the Solicitor’s Office of the Department of the Interior. He served as an advisor to the Obama Transition Team on ocean issues. Mr. Baur received his BA degree, with highest honors, from Trinity College and his JD degree from the University of Pennsylvania.