Immediate past chair of firm's Environmental Law Practice Group and Climate Strategy Group. Practice areas include environmental aspects of corporate strategic planning and compliance counseling; environmental litigation; due diligence in business and lending transactions; allocation of environmental liability; defense of governmental enforcement actions and toxic tort suits; and expert witness regarding US EPA policy and procedures.
Booz-Allen & Hamilton 1982-83; US EPA: Enforcement Attorney 1983-87, Section Chief 1987-89, Deputy Director - Hazardous Waste Division 1989-90, Director - Superfund Division 1990-91. Preti Flaherty: Of Counsel 1991-94, Partner 1994, Environmental Practice Group Chair 1995; Managing Partner 2020.
Admitted to practice: District of Columbia (1982), Maine (1992), US District Court (DC 1982, Maine 1992), US Court of Appeals (First Circuit 1998). Member: Maine State Bar Association (Natural Resources Section), ABA (Litigation; Environment, Energy and Resources Sections). Fellow - American College of Environmental Lawyers. Commissioner, New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (2013 - present).
Born 21 September 1954; JD, Syracuse University Law School 1981; BS (Chemistry), St. Lawrence University 1976. EPA awards: Department of Justice Commendation for Outstanding Service (1991); Assistant Administrator's Enforcement Award for Excellence (1990); Special Achievement Silver (1990) and Bronze Medals (1986 and 1988).