Carol handles all aspects of client counseling on business transactions and permit matters, as well as civil litigation, mediation, and criminal defense. She has represented chemical, refining, and energy companies; developers; timber, utilities, pipelines,and transportation interests; and a variety of municipal and governmental entities in proceedings under state and federal environmental and natural resources laws.
Carol has negotiated and resolved matters
arising under RCRA, CERCLA, CWA, CAA, TSCA, and EPCRA, including judicial and
administrative actions and permits, and other authorizations for new projects;
federal and state civil and criminal enforcement actions; environmental claims;
projects and cases involving remediation; and cases involving NEPA, wetlands,
cultural resources, and endangered species. Carol has served in one position of
Gubernatorial and four of Presidential appointment with Senate confirmation.
A former member of the firm's Management Committee, Carol serves as the
Environmental and Natural Resources Practice Group Leader. She maintains offices in Houston, Texas
and Washington, DC.