Faculty Profile: Gregory Young

Gregory YoungBurr Forman LLP222 Second Ave So, Ste 2000 Nashville, TN 37201 Work Phone: (615) 782-2200Website: www.burr.comEmail Address:
Previous Courses Taught (3)
  • Application of the Revised Definition of Solid Waste Rule in Tennessee
  • Environmental Law Forum 2016
  • Environmental Law: Changes in the Land Use Landscape (Koontz v. St. Johns)

Greg is a member of Burr & Forman's Real Estate and Environmental Practice Groups. Greg represents clients in permitting, rulemaking and contested case proceedings before state and federal environmental regulators. Greg also represents clients in transactional matters and negotiations with regulators to facilitate cleanup and development activities, including Brownfield Agreement projects.
Greg frequently helps clients navigate and comply with various environmental and utility regulatory programs on a day-to-day basis, and in response to enforcement actions. He also represents business clients in environmental citizen suits and toxic tort claims in both state and federal courts. Greg is listed in Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, and Chambers USA for environmental law.  Greg’s clients include industrial operations, manufacturers, farmers, construction companies, pipelines, landfills, mining companies, homebuilders and commercial developers, utility districts, municipalities, healthcare facilities, and a barge company. Several conservation-minded non-profit entities also retain Greg to assist in their carbon credit and water resource mitigation efforts.
Greg grew up in Vicksburg, Mississippi, where he worked in a microbiology lab as a contract student at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Waterways Experiment Station. Greg obtained his law degree from Tulane University and his undergraduate degree from Mississippi College. Greg lives in Franklin, Tennessee with his wife and their two young boys. In his spare time, Greg enjoys duck hunting and training his golden retriever.