Aleava Sayre focuses her practice on the areas of environmental law, mining law, and real estate litigation at Stinson Leonard Street LLP. As part of her mining and mineral management practice, Aleava is a dedicated advocate of sustainable mining in Minnesota and assists clients in all stages of mineral exploration and mineral development as well as the areas of environmental compliance, environmental permitting, and environmental review. Her mining-specific representation includes, among other things:
With respect to her environmental law practice, she assists clients that are involved in environmental issues relating to project development, administrative challenges or proceedings, and litigation. These environmental issues arise under federal, state and local laws and include:
Before joining the firm, Aleava was a law clerk for the Honorable Harriet Lansing of the Minnesota Court of Appeals from 2004 to 2006. This experience provided her with a unique insight into judicial decision-making and appellate practice.