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Environment - North Carolina
“Mary has deep knowledge of environmental matters. She is very responsive, has good judgment and is easy to get along with.” “Mary is available when needed and provides direction when dealing with unknown territory.”
This content is provided by Mary Katherine Stukes
Environmental, Social & Corporate Governance
Litigation, Regulatory & White Collar
Transportation, Infrastructure & Logistics
Mary Katherine Stukes is co-head of the firm’s Environmental practice. She advises clients on environmental issues involved in all types of business transactions, as well as regulatory compliance issues and environmental litigation. Ranked in Chambers Partners USA since 2017, clients describe her as a “zealous but practical advocate.”
Mary Katherine regularly leads real estate developers, governmental entities, and non-profit corporations through the process of obtaining Brownfields agreements for redevelopment of contaminated properties. She negotiates agreements with environmental agencies and counsels clients on eligibility, assessment, tax benefits, and effective structuring of associated real estate and financing transactions. Her projects include agreements for the development of various multifamily residential, hotel, office, governmental, hospitality, community development and industrial projects, including the transformation of former landfills, drycleaners, and gas stations into high-density developments in the urban cores of the major cities in the Carolinas, a minor league baseball stadium, a free-standing emergency department, a police station, a large-scale youth soccer complex, a national craft brewery, and other adaptive reuse projects.