Kimberly D. Logue focuses her practice on the law of natural resources (including environmental law, water law, and oil and gas law) and general civil appeals. She also represents clients in environmental and general civil litigation.
Ms. Logue consults with clients on environmental law issues, including the Clean Water Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, Endangered Species Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), Clean Air Act, National Environmental Policy Act, and various other state and federal environmental law and regulations. Ms. Logue works with oil and gas operators and other clients to determine obligations within the current regulatory environment, including permitting and other regulatory obligations imposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality, the Arkansas Pollution Control & Ecology Commission, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, and the Texas Railroad Commission.
In her litigation practice, Ms. Logue regularly represents clients in state and federal courts as well as before the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality and the Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission. Representative matters include environmental enforcement actions, environmental permitting issues and appeals, environmental tort claims, nuisance and trespass, oil and gas lease and royalty disputes, insurance litigation, and general business litigation. Ms. Logue was a part of the trial team that obtained a $72 million jury verdict in Lion Oil Co. v. National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh, PA, et al. No. 13-1071 (W.D. Ark.) that was named the #3 Contracts verdict for 2015 by the National Law Journal.
Ms. Logue also maintains an active general appellate practice in multiple federal and state appellate courts. She has successfully represented clients before the United States Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, Arkansas Supreme Court, and Arkansas Court of Appeals. Representative appellate matters include a unanimous (8-0) decision from the United States Supreme Court in Arkansas Game and Fish Commission v. United States of America, 568 U.S. 23 (U.S. 2012); Walls v. Petrohawk Properties, LP, et al., 812 F.3d 621 (8th Cir. 2015); Townsend v. Bayer Corporation, 774 F.3d 446 (8th Cir. 2014); and Lipsey v. Giles, 487 S.W.3d 366 (Ark. 2016).
Ms. Logue attended law school at Pace University School of Law where she graduated magna cum laude with a Certificate in Environmental Law in 2007. During law school, she served as Managing Editor of the Pace Environmental Law Review. Prior to law school, she attended the University of Central Arkansas where she graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and was named Top Ranking Senior.
Before joining the firm, Ms. Logue served as a law clerk to the Honorable Marcia A. Crone, United States District Court Judge for the Eastern District of Texas. She also interned with the Honorable Laura Taylor Swain, United States District Court Judge for the Southern District of New York.
Mid-South Super Lawyers, Rising Star, a Thomson Reuters Service in 2013 to 2016 (Environmental; Appellate)
United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
United States District Court, Western District of Arkansas
United States District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas
United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas
United States District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
American Bar Association; Sections: Litigation; Environment, Energy & Resources
Arkansas Bar Association; Sections: Environmental Law
Texas Bar Association; Sections: Environment & Natural Resources Law
Pulaski County Bar Association
Pace University School of Law, J.D., 2007, magna cum laude
Pace Environmental Law Review, Managing Editor
University of Central Arkansas, B.S. Biology, 2004, summa cum laude
Honors: Top Ranking Senior
National Merit Finalist
Batesville High School - Batesville, AR
Longview High School - Longview, TX
Junior League of Little Rock, Board of Directors 2016-present (President-Elect, Training Director)