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Peter Culp

Managing Partner at Culp & Kelly, LLP
Peter  Culp

Peter Culp is Managing Partner at Culp & Kelly, LLP. From 2001 to 2016 he was partner in the Phoenix office of Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP, an international law firm, where he practiced in the areas of water, natural resources, and environmental law. He is best known for his expertise on water resource scarcity and water policy issues, including the complex laws governing the domestic and international management of the Colorado River. He represented a variety of municipal, agricultural, non-profit, and investment clients in matters related to surface water rights, groundwater rights, and state and federal water policy, and also served on several public boards and commissions related to water resource management and policy. For his work on Colorado River issues, Culp has twice received the annual Partners in Conservation Award from the U.S. Secretary of Interior, together with The NatureConservancy of Arizona’s Outstanding Conservation Achievement Award and the Arizona Capitol Times’ Leader of the Year Award in Public Policy (Environment). Culp received his J.D. summa cum laude from the University of Arizona in 2001.