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Environmental Law


Rick Horder is partner in the Atlanta environmental law firm Kazmarek Mowrey Cloud Laseter LLP.  He received his BA and JD from the University of Florida, an LLM from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and an MBA from Georgia State University.

Rick served as an assistant US attorney for the northern district of Georgia in its civil division from 1974-1977 where, among other federal agencies, he represented the US Environmental Protection Agency. He joined Georgia Pacific as regional counsel when it moved to Atlanta in 1978.  He later served as associate general counsel, responsible for environmental compliance and environmental and toxic tort litigation corporate-wide and supervised the corporate and business matters of the chemical division.

In 1989, Rick joined Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP in Atlanta as a partner, where he was chair of the Environmental and Natural Resources Practice Group for twenty years. He joined Kazmarek Mowrey Cloud Laseter LLP in 2010. Rick is former chair of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International, which is based at Zoo Atlanta.