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Environment - California
"She is terrific and very smart; she knows the agency inside and out." "She is a wonderful and effective resource. She is keenly aware of the different pressures on a business and provides detailed advice in an efficient manner."
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Maureen Gorsen practices at the intersection of public policy, litigation, and regulatory advocacy with a keen sense of her clients’ business objectives. She is a member of Sidley’s Environment practice, focusing on enforcement defense and regulatory compliance. Maureen has defended clients in both federal and state enforcement matters, including hazardous waste, stormwater, air quality, AB 32, Prop 65, product labeling, food packaging, and business and tax regulation. She develops strategies for regulatory and permit compliance for environmental, financial, tax, consumer products, and supply chain regulation issues. Maureen also assists clients in developing corporate policies to reduce product liability risks and meet sustainability, supply chain, anti-slavery and human trafficking, and conflict minerals statutes. She has a proven track record of coordinating responses to corporate emergencies, surprise government investigations, and catastrophic events, where quick action and strategic insight are critical to protecting a company’s brand.
Bren School of Environmental Science & Management at the University of California Santa Barbara, advisory board and adjunct professor of administrative law; California Brownfields Revitalization Advisory Group (BRAG), founder.
Georgetown University (J.D., 1993); Johns Hopkins University (M.A., 1992); University of Pennsylvania (B.A., 1986).