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  • Dedicated. Determined. Experienced.

    The Tanner Law & Strategy Group, LTD. assists clients with public policy, governmental affairs, regulatory compliance, and permitting with a focus on energy and natural resources. We represent individuals, businesses, governmental entities, and special interest groups in all aspects of energy and natural resources issues, including renewable energy projects, energy efficiency building optimization, mining, agriculture, and land use development concerns.

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  • How We Help

    We guide our clients through the maze of governmental agencies, special interest groups, as well as the legislative, council and commission processes in order to meet our clients’ short-term goals and ultimate aspirations. Coupled with Great Basin Policy Partners, we also address public profile and crisis management needs of clients as they may arise. We pride ourselves on finding unique solutions to difficult problems.

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  • Our Mission

    We at the Tanner Law & Strategy Group, together with our partners at Great Basin Policy Partners, are subject matter experts. Our mission is to provide our clients with the most current and comprehensive information on energy and natural resource policy available, and to provide the guidance and counsel that allows are clients to succeed.

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Nevada Attorneys

Offering Outstanding Environmental and Natural Resources Legal Services


The Tanner Law & Strategy Group, LTD. is a law and government relations office that offers exemplary service to businesses, government agencies, and individuals regarding natural resources & environmental law, energy, agriculture, water law, land use, and real estate matters. Carolyn “Lina” Tanner is the managing member of the firm. Before opening the firm, Lina spent much of her career in public service, representing Nevada agencies such as the Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Division of Environmental Protection, Division of Water Resources, and as General Counsel to the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada. In addition, Lina served as Senior Research Analyst for the Nevada Legislative Counsel Bureau. Lina opened the Tanner Law & Strategy Group in 2016 to help guide clients through regulatory compliance and other legal hurdles, as well as public policy projects and outreach.


The Tanner Law & Strategy Group offers a full range of services to assist clients in navigating regulatory compliance issues, litigation, and government relations, including projects concerning:

Energy and Utility Matters

  • Nevada Utility Environmental Protection Act (UEPA) applications and compliance
  • Renewable energy projects, including solar, wind, hydropower, & geothermal
  • Water utilities & wastewater systems

Environmental and Natural Resources Permitting & Compliance Matters

  • Conservation and restoration projects
  • Mitigation banking
  • RCRA & State Waste Management
  • CERCLA & State Corrective Actions
  • Underground Storage Tanks & State Petroleum Fund
  • Clean Water Act & State Water Pollution Control
  • Water Quality Planning
  • Safe Drinking Water
  • Mining regulation and reclamation matters

Land Use and Development Matters

  • Zoning issues
  • Sustainable development projects

Agricultural Land & Water Matters

  • NEPA compliance
  • ESA compliance
  • Easement, ditch & pipeline issues
  • Conservation easements
  • Land transfers and acquisitions

Nevada Water Law Matters

  • Applications, permitting, proofs, certifications
  • Transfers
  • Title review and guidance
  • Purchase contracts and leases
  • Groundwater regulatory compliance

Real Estate Transactions

Legislative Lobbying Support & Bill Drafting

Government Relations Services before Local, State, & Federal Entities

Select Civil and Criminal Appeals


  • Very Qualified

    Ms. Tanner knows her business. I've had her do trust/estate work for me and have consulted with her repeatedly regarding water and real estate law. Her rates are very fair for somebody with this level of experience, and she's personable enough to make working with her a pleasure. Read On

  • Highly Recommended

    Carolyn Tanner helped resolve a long running battle with a previous acquaintance. The case involved real estate, fraudulent behavior involving various parties; the case was complicated and frustrating to say the least. Carolyn Tanner handled the entire transaction with great assertiveness and per... Read On


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Where We Serve

Tanner Law & Strategy Group, LTD is located in Reno, Nevada and serves clients throughout the State.

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