Joshua W. Marnitz

  • Counsel
  • Ejoshua.marnitz@lw.com
  • 355 South Grand Avenue, Suite 100
  • Los Angeles, CA 90071-1560
  • USA
  • T +1.213.891.8025
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  • 555 Eleventh Street, NW
  • Suite 1000
  • Washington, D.C. 20004-1304
  • USA
  • T +1.202.637.3314
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Profile

Joshua W. Marnitz is counsel in the Los Angeles and Washington, D.C., offices of Latham & Watkins, and a member of the firm's Environment, Land & Resources Department as well as the Cleantech, Oil & Gas, Power, and Mining & Metals Industry Groups.

Mr. Marnitz’s practice focuses on complex corporate and finance transactions in the oil and gas, power, renewable energy, manufacturing, and real estate sectors. He advises private equity firms, financial institutions, and corporate clients on environmental and energy regulatory matters, including matters involving the:

  • National Environmental Policy Act
  • Clean Air Act
  • Clean Water Act
  • Endangered Species Act
  • Natural Gas Act
  • Interstate Commerce Act
  • Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA or Superfund)

Mr. Marnitz also has experience with the development and financing of major conventional and renewable energy and infrastructure projects in the United States and abroad.

Mr. Marnitz is a current member of the firm’s Recruiting Committee, and a former member of the Training and Career Enhancement Committee. Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Marnitz was a Law Fellow at the National Trust for Historic Preservation in Washington, D.C. While in law school, Mr. Marnitz was a member of the Journal of Law and Politics and the Virginia Environmental Law Forum.

Experience

Thought Leadership

  • Equator Principles Transition: How EP4 Will Impact Projects in High-Income Countries -  December 23, 2020
  • Equator Principles Update: EP4 and Projects in High-Income Countries -  June 10, 2020
  • The Public's Interest and Durable Management of Energy Development on Public Lands -  August 01, 2019
  • MLPs: FERC Changes Course on Oil and Gas Pipelines on Cost-of-Service Rates -  March 16, 2018
  • Proposed Rule from U.S. Department of the Interior Increases Pressure on Coal Mining Industry -  November 01, 2015
  • Clean Energy Law Report: Obama Administration Releases Infrastructure Permitting Guidance -  September 28, 2015
  • EPA Finalizes Historic Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Program -  August 18, 2015
  • Overview: EPA Finalizes Historic Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Program -  August 18, 2015
  • Clean Energy Law Report: Proposed Rule from US Department of the Interior Increases Pressure on Coal Mining Industry -  July 30, 2015
  • Clean Energy Law Report – Bill to Streamline Federal Permitting for Major Energy and Infrastructure Projects Advances in the US Senate -  May 11, 2015
  • EPA Proposes Unprecedented Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Program  -  June 6, 2014
  • Latest In EPA's Series of Aggressive Coal Plant Rules -  May 09, 2013
  • Clean Energy Law Report: EPA Proposes New Effluent Limitation Guidelines for Power Plants -  May 03, 2013
  • EPA Proposes New Effluent Limitation Guidelines for Power Plants -  May 01, 2013
  • Clean Energy Law Blog: Federal Government Finalizes Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Solar Energy Development in Six Southwestern States -  August 10, 2012
  • Clean Energy Law Report: Leasing Public Lands for Solar and Wind Energy Development -  January 05, 2012
  • Clean Energy Law Report: Modifications to Draft Solar Energy Development Impact Statement -  November 04, 2011
  • Federal Government Proposes Significant Modifications to the Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Solar Energy Development in Six Southwestern States -  November 3, 2011

Ranked “Associates to Watch” for Environment: Mainly Transactional

“Smart, quick to pick up on the detail and practical”

Chambers USA 2020
Bar Qualification
  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • New York
Education
  • JD, University of Virginia School of Law, 2009
  • BA, University of Pennsylvania, 2004
  • BS, University of Pennsylvania, 2004
Industries
  • Energy & Infrastructure
  • Technology
Practices
  • Insurance Counseling & Recovery
  • Environment, Land & Resources
  • Project Development & Finance
  • Energy Regulatory & Markets
  • Project Siting & Approvals