Senior Counsel Resume Sample

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Litigation Attorney with over 20 years of experience in environmental law. Actively involved in providing legal advice, as well as developing creative approaches and solutions to environmental management issues. Background includes 3+ years with the EPA, with responsibility for litigation support on policy and legal issues with national significance.
 

ENVIRONMENTAL EXPERIENCE
GEO CONSULTANTS
Principal, 1999 - Present

Manage a software development company that provides small businesses with environmental auditing products to determine compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Secondary responsibility for providing legal and technical environmental consulting support.
· Started this company, including the development of products and services.
 
MAXWELL MANAGEMENT
Senior Counsel, Environmental, 1993 - 1999
Represented this diversified manufacturing corporation with over $4 billion in annual revenues. Provided legal advice on domestic and international environmental issues to senior vice president, environmental affairs department and divisions. Served as a specialist in Clean Air Act Amendments and as counsel on all water compliance issues.
· Revamped and developed policies, and created an environmental management system.
· Participated in performing on-site audits at manufacturing facilities in the U.S., South America, and Mexico.
· Negotiated environmental terms in more than 20 divestitures and acquisitions.
· Managed enforcement matters for over 100 hazardous waste sites and cases.
 
UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)
Office of Regional Counsel , 1992 - 1993
Managed all operations of a section within the Solid Waste and Emergency Response Branch. Briefed regional administrator on policy and legal issues.
 
UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)
Office of Enforcement , 1991 - 1992
Provided litigation support within the Superfund Division, with an emphasis on national policy and legal issues, including small party allocations and statutory interface with Clean Water Act.
 
UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)
Office of Regional Counsel, 1990 - 1991
Conducted administrative litigation for actions brought under CERCLA and RCRA.
 
GOLDMAN AND FRANK LAW
1987 - 1990
Managed third-party litigation for hazardous waste sites.
· Participated in PRP groups and small party settlement steering committees, monitoring outside counsel representation at over 40 other sites
 
HELIX INTERNATIONAL
1985 - 1987
Provided support and management for contract litigation. Served as lead attorney for general corporate affairs of gas marketing holding company's 20+ subsidiaries.
 
DOYLE AND PARTNERS
1981 - 1985
Practiced commercial, medical malpractice, and product liability defense litigation. Served as lead attorney for bench trials, and second chair for lengthy medical defense trial with a defense verdict. Drafted and argued over 30 motions. Performed over 20 depositions, including expert witness testimony.
 
PROFESSIONAL
State Bar of Texas, Environmental Section
American Bar Association, SONREEL
American Corporate Counsel Association
Houston Bar Association
 
FOREIGN LANGUAGE SKILLS
Spanish and French
 
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON COLLEGE OF LAW
Law Review
 
DUKE UNIVERSITY
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology
Graduated in top 25% of class.

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