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  • Ohio, 1975
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • Federal Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit


The Ohio State University College of Law, J.D.  cum laude, 1975

Capital University, B.S., 1969


Richard T. Sargeant has practiced in the area of environmental, administrative and public law for the past 35 years.

Mr. Sargeant is an of counsel attorney in Eastman & Smith's Environmental and Public Law Practice Groups.  He has authored articles or chapters published in several treatises, The Ohio Lawyer, Ohio Administrative Law (West Group) and Ohio Environmental Law (Banks-Baldwin). Moreover, Mr. Sargeant has been a frequent speaker on a variety of environmental and administrative law subjects before legal, engineering and business groups including the Ohio State Bar Association, Ohio Environmental Engineers Association, Chamber of Commerce and the County Commissioners Association of Ohio.

A graduate of Capital University in 1969 with a bachelor of science degree, Mr. Sargeant then earned his law degree from The Ohio State University College of Law, cum laude, in 1975.

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Mr. Sargeant has chaired both the Administrative Law Committee and the Environmental Law Committee of the Ohio State Bar Association.

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Since 1992 Mr. Sargeant has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America®.

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