Melanie J. Granberg

Ms. Granberg’s practice encompasses a broad spectrum of environmental matters including regulatory compliance, transactional work, and litigation. In her work she regularly handles cases involving RCRA, CERCLA, the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Oil Pollution Act, the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act, the National Environmental Policy Act, the Occupational Safety and Health Act, and state equivalent regulations. She assists clients with environmental audit and voluntary disclosures; voluntary cleanups; administrative, regulatory enforcement, and permitting proceedings; air permitting, including Title V permitting; environmental due diligence and site investigation; remediation of sites such as leaking underground storage tanks and dry cleaners; and redevelopment.

Practice Areas

  • Environmental law
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Transactions
  • Occupational Safety and Health – OSHA
  • Environmental and workplace safety crisis management
  • Litigation


  • University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, J.D., 1999
  • University of Colorado, B.A., 1993
  • University of Denver, Regional Institute for Health and Environmental Leadership, Advanced Leadership Training Program, 2006

Employment History

  • Gablehouse Granberg, LLC, Denver, CO, Partner (1997 – present)

Professional Memberships, Associations & Volunteer Positions

  • American Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Colorado Environmental Management Society, current member and past president
  • Colorado Environmental Professionals Association, co-chair of Regulatory Affairs Committee
  • Colorado Lawyer, environmental law article coordinating editor
  • Jefferson County Local Emergency Planning Committee
  • Past member and officer of Colorado Solid and Hazardous Waste Commission, Governor Appointee, confirmed by the Colorado State Senate

Speaking Engagements

Ms. Granberg’s experience is extensive. A full list of additional information is available upon request.