Susan helps clients navigate environmental requirements to obtain and defend project approvals, litigate challenges to regulatory action, and address enforcement and citizen suits.
Susan works extensively with energy and natural resource companies as well as trade associations and governmental entities. Susan has particular expertise handling complex regulatory challenges, collaborating with clients to develop strategy and representing clients in rulemaking proceedings. Her extensive environmental litigation experience includes defending clients in compliance and enforcement actions under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act, the Endangered Species Act, Superfund, and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), as well as other federal environmental statutes.
Susan also draws on her experience as Associate General Counsel for the Nuclear Energy Institute where she developed policy strategies on NEPA, Clean Air, Clean Water, radiation protection, and other environmental and nuclear regulatory issues.