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Maureen Crough

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Maureen Crough is counsel in Sidley’s New York office and represents domestic and non-U.S. purchasers, sellers, lenders, landlords and tenants in the environmental aspects of a broad range of financial transactions in the Environmental practice. Maureen is involved in numerous aspects of environmental due diligence, evaluation of environmental insurance for use in transactions, negotiation of environmental provisions in acquisition and loan agreements, resolution of environmental matters in bankruptcy and environmental counseling pertaining to financial transactions. In related matters, she represents clients in buyer/seller environmental dispute resolution, and counsels clients in the requirements of U.S. and state environmental regulatory compliance and the development and implementation of environmental management systems. Her practice also includes representing clients in Superfund matters and the performance of voluntary cleanups in state programs.


Section on United States Corporate Acquisitions and Mergers for Corporate Acquisitions and Mergers (Wolters Kluwer; Vijay S. Sekhon editor) (2018).

“Two Key Environmental Transactional Issues in Bankruptcy: Remedial Liability for Acquired Property and Whether Remedial Obligations Are Claims That Can Be Discharged” (Practising Law Institute 2017)

Section on Greenhouse Gas Emission Derivatives for Derivatives: Legal Practice and Strategies (Wolters Kluwer; Robert D. Aicher editor) (2010).