Corey McGehee is an associate in the San Diego office of Latham & Watkins. His practice focuses on issues relating to energy, the environment and land use.

Before joining Latham, Mr. McGehee clerked for Chief Justice Scott Bales of the Arizona Supreme Court, 2015-2016. He also clerked at the US Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C., in the Water Enforcement Division. While in law school, Mr. McGehee served as an editor and on the article review board for the Harvard Environmental Law Review.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. McGehee worked for seven years as an environmental consultant and scientist, managing permitting and project implementation processes for large-scale energy generation and transmission projects throughout the western US, as well as state and regional transportation projects. Mr. McGehee authored and managed multiple National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) environmental impact statements, environmental assessments and plans of development for energy and transportation projects on federal, state and private lands. He also provided consulting services regarding the Endangered Species Act (ESA), National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), Clean Water Act (CWA), Clean Air Act and Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA).

Bar Qualification

  • Arizona
  • California


  • JD, Harvard Law School, 2015
  • BS in Geomorphology, Arizona State University, 2005
    cum laude

Languages Spoken

  • English