Maggie focuses her practice on environmental litigation, environmental impact review, and land use issues. Since joining the firm in 2011 she has worked on brownfields and (E) designation submissions for sites in New York City, storm water pollution prevention, and landlord-tenant disputes. Maggie’s work also involves enforcement under federal environmental laws including the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, the National Historic Preservation Act, the Clean Air Act and the Clean Water Act. Maggie has extensive E-discovery experience and has attended conferences on cutting edge technologies in the field of E-Discovery and electronic document review. In addition, Maggie works with recycler and consumer clients dealing with electronics recycling and she is engaged with the developing area of electronics recycling law and regulations in New York State.

Prior to joining the firm, Maggie interned at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation in Region 2, where she focused on tidal wetlands enforcement. Maggie also participated in the Natural Resources Defense Council clinical program, working on issues relating to water conservation. During law school she was an Executive Editor of the New York University Environmental Law Journal and Chair of the Environmental Law Society and Co-Chair of the Open Meditation and Yoga Society.

Results
  • Ongoing representation of a government entity and private developer as co-plaintiffs in a multi-million dollar CERCLA suit
  • Obtained Notices of Satisfaction for multiple owners and developers of E-Designation sites throughout New York City
  • Obtained R2 certification for an electronics recycler in Brooklyn and assisted client in securing contracts with clients and representatives of electronics manufacturers
  • Ongoing representation of a private cooperative corporation in a dispute with a commercial tenant
Affiliations/Activities
  • New York State Bar Association member
  • Bar Association of the City of New York member
  • Secretary of the International Environmental Law Committee at the City Bar Association
  • Graduate of the New York City Environmental Law Leadership Institute
Publications
  • “Green Buildings: Law and Practices,” Practical Law Journal (updated November 2014) (with Dan Chorost)
  • EPA proposes new technology rules for boilers and incinerators,” International Law Office, 19 July 2010 (with Daniel Riesel)
  • State and Regional Carbon Reduction Markets in the United States, Environmental Claims Journal (2007) (with Jeffrey B. Gracer)
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