Matt Seltzer practices environmental, energy, administrative, land use, water and real estate law at Stinson Leonard Street LLP. He handles both litigation and transactions. Much of his work involves the representation of businesses in regulatory affairs and in other dealings with federal, state and local government agencies. His cases have run the gamut from proceedings for the siting of power plants, wind farms and transmission lines to environmental enforcement proceedings and administrative proceedings in the health care and insurance sectors. Matt is a leading practitioner of Minnesota wetlands and water law, having advised numerous clients in permit applications, administrative proceedings and litigation related to all aspects of wetlands and water law. This has included complex projects with overlapping requirements for federal, state and local environmental review and regulatory approvals. Matt is a frequent speaker on topics in land use and water management law, including wetlands regulation and wetlands banking. Matt is the Minnesota reporter for the Water Law Newsletter published by the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation. His teaching credits include previous service as an adjunct professor of land use law at William Mitchell College of Law. He is an MSBA Board Certified Real Property Law Specialist whose professional background includes work in commercial real estate transactions. Prior to joining Stinson Leonard Street, Matt served as assistant attorney general in the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office, where he gained extensive experience in administrative and public law, including wetlands, natural resources, public waters, environmental review (EIS, EA, EAW), zoning, land use, historic preservation and local government law. While working for the state, he represented the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, the Board of Water and Soil Resources and a variety of other agencies in administrative hearings, district court trials and appellate proceedings.