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Rachel D. Comeskey
Rachel D. Comeskey
Senior Associate — Environmental & Natural Resources
Senior Associate — Environmental & Natural Resources

Rachel D. Comeskey

Rachel D. Comeskey
Austin

2801 Via Fortuna
Suite 100
Austin, TX 78746

Rachel D. Comeskey

Experience Highlights

  • Assisting clients in mergers and acquisitions in the energy, manufacturing, and biotech sectors

  • Assisting clients in defending enforcement actions brought under the Clean Air Act and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act

  • Assisting clients in understanding regulatory regimes associated with potential transactions

  • Assisted clients in project permitting and development

  • Assisted in prosecuting wholesale water rate case at the Public Utility Commission of Texas

  • Assisted clients in navigating Texas Commission on Environmental Quality audit process

Credentials

  • University of Texas School of Law, J.D. with honors, 2015 (Senior Editor; Texas Review of Law and Politics)
  • University of Texas at Austin, B.A., Communication Studies with high honors, 2009
  • Chief of Staff for Texas State Representative John Davis, 2010–2015
  • City Hall Fellow, City of Houston, 2009–2010
  • Member, Texas Exes
  • Member, The Junior League of Austin
  • Volunteer, Zach Scott Theatre
  • Texas
  • “Recent EPA Actions Open Windows of Project Permitting Opportunity in Houston and Dallas Areas,” V&E Environmental Law Update E-communication, November 22, 2016 (co-author)
  • “Landmark TSCA Reform Legislation Enhances Regulatory Consistency, Expands EPA,” V&E Environmental Law Update E-communication, June 23, 2016 (co-author)
  • “A New Slew of Oil and Gas Regulations: What You Need to Know,” V&E Environmental Law Update E-communication, May 18, 2016 (co-author)