Christopher H. Meyer

Name: Mr. Christopher H. Meyer
Phone: 208-388-1200
Address: 601 W. Bannock Street, Boise, Idaho 83702


For twenty-eight years, Chris has been a leader in the fields of water law, land use entitlement law, environmental law, road and public access law, administrative law, and constitutional law. He is described in the Idaho Yearbook Directory as “centrally located in the world of Idaho public affairs” and “a key figure in Idaho water law.” He has served for over a decade as coordinator of the Idaho Environmental Forum, the largest environmental policy group in the state. Before joining Givens Pursley in 1991, Chris taught water law, negotiation, and environmental law at the University of Colorado Law School. Prior to that, he practiced environmental law in Washington, D.C. Chris has written extensively on natural resource law subjects and is a frequent speaker at forums throughout the United States. Chris has broad experience in transactions involving land use and water rights. He also has extensive litigation experience and has played a significant role in shaping legislation.

Practice Areas
• Litigation
• Real Estate
• Water & Environmental
• Agriculture

• J.D., University of Michigan, 1981 - cum laude
• B.S. in Economics, University of Michigan, 1977 - High Honors, Phi Beta Kappa, Osterweil Prize in Economics, James B. Angell Scholar

Professional Recognition
• Best Lawyers in America - four listings: water law, land use & zoning law, natural resources, and environmental law
• Mountain States Super Lawyers - energy and natural resources
• Chambers USA – Band 1 highest ranking for natural resources and environment
• Marquis’ Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in American Law
• Martindale-Hubbell – highest ranking (AV)

Affiliations & Designations:

Chris is a member of Best Lawyers in America.

Practicing Since: 1981
License Information:

Bar Admissions
• Idaho State Bar
• Colorado State Bar
• District of Columbia State Bar
• U.S. District Court (U.S. District Court, 8th, 9th, 10th Circuits)


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