Environment Department

District of Columbia
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What the team is known for Offers considerable expertise in handling pesticide and other chemical regulatory matters as well as environmental issues affecting battery and electronics manufacturers. Particular experience in handling issues arising under the ESA, CPSA and other food safety statutes. Frequently advises on regulatory and compliance matter imposed by various federal administrative bodies.

Strengths Clients describe the team as "knowledgeable of the law and insightful of legal trends including the possible future direction an agency may take on issues."

Clients also commend the team for "attacking the problem with the proper direction and rigor."

Work highlights Represented CropLife America as intervenor in Center for Biological Diversity v. EPA, a challenge to EPA’s compliance with the ESA in the registration of various pesticide products.

Notable practitioners

David Weinberg
is widely recognized for his pesticide-related environmental work. He also covers OSHA and transportation-related environmental matters. Clients value his "incredibly creative approach to finding solutions to problems."

Martha Marrapese
is "experienced, knowledgeable and good with clients," say interviewees. She is recognized for her expertise in environmental security, sustainability and issues arising under the TSCA.