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James Stewart Mattson, American lawyer, environmental scientist, educator. Fellow Federal Water Pollution Control Administration, 1967-1968; recipient Special Achievement award United States Department Commerce, 1976-1977; Regents Alumni scholar University Michigan, 1963.


Mattson, James Stewart was born on July 22, 1945 in Providence. Son of Irving Carl and Virginia (Lutey) Mattson.


Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University Michigan, 1966. Master of Science in Environmental Health Sciences, University Michigan, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy in Water Resources Sciences, University Michigan, 1970.

Juris Doctor with honors, George Washington University, 1979.


Bar: District of Columbia 1979, Florida 1983, United States District Court District of Columbia 1979, United States District Court (southern district) Florida 1984, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1979, United States Court Claims 1985, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1985, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1985, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1987, United States Court Appeals (federal circuit) 1990. Staff scientist Gulf General Atomic Company, San Diego, 1970-1971. Director R & D Ouachita Industries, Inc., Monroe, Louisiana, 1971-1972.

Assistant professor chemical oceanography Rosenstiel School Marine & Atmospheric Science, U. Miami (Florida), 1972-1976. Physical scientist National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, Washington, 1976-1978. Member professional staff & congressional liaison National Advisory Commision on Oceans and Atmosphere, 1978-1980.

Partner Mattson & Pave, Washington, Miamiand Key Largo, Florida, 1980-1986, Mattson & Tobin, Key Largo, 1987^. President/Chief Executive Officer The Great House of Wine, Inc., Islamorada, Florida, 1997^. Adjunct Professor law U. Miami, 1983-1993.

Consultant Alaska Department Environmental Conservation,1981-1991.


Fellow Federal Water Pollution Control Administration, 1967-1968. Member American Bar Association, American Chemical Society (chairman Symposiumon Oil Spill Indentification 1971), Order of Coif.


  • Other Interests

    Photography, hiking, sailing, scuba diving, fishing.


Married Carol Sandry, August 15, 1964 (divorced 1979). Children: James, Birgitta. Married Rana A. Fine, January 5, 1983.