Senior Counsel, Corporate Department, focusing on environmental matters. Advises on wide-ranging environmental issues (including risk identification, diligence and allocation) in acquisitions, divestitures, loans, securities offerings, project financings, bankruptcies and restructurings. Industries include chemical, paper, steel, pharmaceuticals, and other manufacturing; electrical power generation and transmission; petroleum exploration, refining and distribution; mining; transportation; communications; food raising and processing; and real estate, including brownfields and other property development. Also advises on environmental management, investigations, compliance, and dispute resolution.
Law clerk, Hon. Robert R. Merhige, Jr., U.S. District Judge (E.D. Va.). Joined firm 1989; Counsel 1994; Senior Counsel 2007.
BA, with highest distinction, University of Virginia (1980); JD, Yale Law School (1984).