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Richard Du Bey

BBA, University of Miami; JD, New England Law | Boston; LLM (Law and Marine Affairs), University of Washington School of Law


Seattle, Washington


Short Cressman & Burgess, PLLC

Richard Du Bey

Class of 1975


Richard Du Bey is co-chair of the Environmental and Natural Resources Practice Group and chair of the Tribal Practice Group at Short Cressman & Burgess, PLLC. His practice focuses primarily on environmental regulation, water and natural resource law, Indian law, administrative law, and intergovernmental negotiations. He counsels private sector and public sector clients in regulatory program development and compliance, environmental risk management, hazardous substance cleanup, brownfield development, natural resource damages, enforcement, and tribal economic development.

Before entering private practice in 1980, Du Bey served for four years as assistant regional counsel for the Seattle office of the US Environmental Protection Agency.