Maryland Environmental Law Attorneys
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Maryland Environmental Law Attorneys
Rich & Henderson, P.C. | Attorneys At Law

Uniquely Qualified Attorneys With Extensive Experience

Timothy R. Henderson

  • Partner


Annapolis, MD






Attorney Timothy R. Henderson is the co-founder and managing partner of Rich & Henderson, P.C., which has law offices located in Annapolis and Easton, Maryland. Widely regarded as among the leading trial and transactional attorneys in his region, Mr. Henderson provides exceptional representation and support to clients throughout Washington, D.C., and surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·       Administrative law

·       Business and commercial law

·       Contracts

·       Energy law

·       Environmental law

·       Government agencies and programs

·       Land use and zoning

·       Natural resources law

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Henderson has achieved remarkable success helping a diverse range of clients across the country with their important and pressing legal issues. He has extensive experience handling matters involving regulatory compliance of hazardous waste disposal and related violations as well as helping his clients to obtain the necessary permits and licenses they need.

In addition, Mr. Henderson has considerable experience handling environmental due diligence for mergers and acquisitions and complex real estate-related issues involving land use and zoning requirements. He has become known as an authority on environmental law, and he has gained a reputation for his efficient and cost-effective manner of helping his clients navigate the complex and convoluted process of environmental requirements needed to allow them to open their businesses or acquire land.

As further evidence of his in-depth legal knowledge and leadership skills, Mr. Henderson serves as instructor of environmental law and business law courses with the Johns Hopkins University Engineering for Professionals Program. He has also conducted numerous lectures and continuing legal education seminars across the nation on a variety of legal topics related to real estate law, land development and other subjects, and he has served as Chair of the Maryland State Bar Association's Environmental Law Section.

A 1976 graduate of the State University of New York at Purchase with a Bachelor of Arts in environmental science.   In 1980, Mr. Henderson received his Master of Science from the Nelson Institute of Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison his Juris Doctor from the University of Wisconsin Law School.

Mr. Henderson holds his license to practice in Wisconsin, New York, Maryland and the District of Columbia. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court District for the Maryland and the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th and District of Columbia Circuits.

Areas Of Practice

  • Environmental 35%
  • Business/Corporate 10%
  • Land Use/Zoning 10%
  • Environmental Litigation 20%
  • Energy and Natural Resources 10%
  • Administrative Law 15%

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin, 1980
  • New York, 1988
  • District of Columbia, 1992
  • Maryland, 1993
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit, 1995
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1997


  • University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Wisconsin
    • J.D. - 1980
  • State University of New York at Purchase, Purchase, New York
    • B.A. - 1976
    • Major: Environmental Science
  • Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin
    • M.S. - 1980
    • Major: Land Resources

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • Maryland State Bar Association, Environmental Law Section, Chair, 2000 to 2001
  • American Bar Association, Environment, Energy and Resources Section, Member
  • Environmental Law Institute Associates Program, Member, 1982

Past Employment Positions

  • Environmental Law Institute, Attorney, 1980 to 1985
  • U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region II, Assistant Regional Counsel, 1985 to 1987
  • Huber, Lawrence & Abell in NYC, Associate, 1987 to 1990
  • Breed, Abbott & Morgan in NYC, Associate, 1990 to 1991
  • Graham & James in DC, Associate, 1991 to 1993


  • Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2023