Fredrick R. Anderson
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Frederick R. Anderson's practice ranges widely across strategic corporate counseling, alternative energy project finance and project approval, climate change and greenhouse gas regulation , the Clean Air Act, environmental impact assessment for new projects, military procurement of alternative energy and safety security systems, and environmental and human rights aspects of international development. Fred Anderson is the recipient of the American Bar Association’s highest award in his field, the 2010 ABA Award for Excellence in Environmental, Energy and Resources Stewardship. He was also honored in 2010 by the Center for International Environmental Law, which created the annual Frederick R. Anderson Award for Outstanding Achievement in Addressing Climate Change. He is a former Member of the National Academy of Sciences' Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate and is a current member of the Executive Committee of the Academy's Committee on Science, Technology & Law.  


Christina M. Carroll
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Christina Carroll's diverse practice focuses primarily on complex litigation, including toxic tort and environmental litigation. She also counsels insurance clients on the potential risks associated with global warming. Christina also represents regulated businesses and government contractors facing personal injury, property damage and Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) or “Superfund” claims arising out of distribution of products or contamination of air or ground and surface water by a wide variety of industrial chemicals. She has worked on a number of CERCLA actions brought by major corporations against the government for recovery of environmental remediation costs and Administrative Procedure Act cases.  


Nicolas Croquet
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Nicolas Croquet advises on REACH, EU climate issues, EU competition law, trade law, and European institutional law. He focuses on the regulatory and enforcement aspects of the REACH Regulation, EU product regulatory law, and on free movement of goods. He is also developing a practice in European environmental law, in particular in the area of energy law.  Prior to joining MLA, Nicolas was a Teaching Assistant in International Environmental Law at the Columbia University School of Law, New York. Nicolas has also been a tutor in European Law at Oriel College, University of Oxford and a lecturer in European Community Law at the Oriel Summer Law School. He was Associate Editor of the Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal, and Research Assistant in public international law, human rights and comparative law.


Geraldine E. Edens

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Geri Edens practices in areas involving environmental litigation, regulatory matters and issues regarding law and science. She counsels clients on environmental compliance, the law and science of chemical regulation, as well as on a wide variety of Clean Air Act issues, food additive approvals under the Food Drug and Cosmetic Act, Toxic Release Inventory issues and issues regarding the Mine Safety and Health Act and the Occupational Health and Safety Act. She has an extensive background in health, the biological sciences and statistics. Geri has a broad base of litigation experience with a particular emphasis on litigating issues under the National Environmental Policy Act and related statutes including the Endangered Species Act, Marine Mammal Protection Act, Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act.


Peter L. Gray
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Peter L. Gray chairs the firm’s Environment, Energy and Product Regulation Department.  Since joining the firm in 1985, he has worked on a broad range of environmental litigation and counseling matters. Mr. Gray leads the firm’s climate change practice, which is helping clients with a number of climate related projects, including developing climate change strategies and policy, identifying and capturing value through carbon emission reduction strategies, complying with SEC disclosure obligations where implicated by climate change risks or impacts on business  and monitoring climate change and alternative energy legislation and conceptualize legislative strategies. Mr. Gray co-founded and launched the Association of Climate Change Officers, the first organization dedicated to advancing the knowledge and skills of climate change professionals.


Andrew Shaw
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Andrew Shaw is a member of the Government Affairs team where he focuses primarily on energy issues at the intersection of Canada-U.S. relations. He uses his knowledge and experience of Congress and the Executive Branch to advise clients on critical energy and environmental public policy issues. Andrew previously worked for the Environmental Protection Agency as a Clerk for both the Federal Facilities Enforcement Office in Washington, DC and the EPA’s Region VII Headquarters in Kansas City, KS. During his tenure with the EPA, Andrew focused on compliance issues for the Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act enforcement actions and reviewed the Departments of Defense and Energy’s compliance with Superfund obligations.

Jon D. Sohn
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Joanne Zimolzak
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Joanne Zimolzak's diverse practice focuses principally on complex business litigation. Her experience also extends to assisting companies with internal investigations and fraud reporting.On the business litigation side, Ms. Zimolzak has handled complex litigation in federal and state courts throughout the country, both at the trial and appellate levels. Her experience includes representing insurance companies in coverage and bad faith disputes, as well as providing counseling in these areas. Ms. Zimolzak also has considerable experience in handling products liability litigation and commercial contract disputes for the firm’s clients.

Jon Sohn is an experienced climate change and clean energy public policy leader. He has firsthand experience preparing U.S. domestic and international environmental policy and regulations backed by advocacy and testimony before the United States Congress and Executive Branch. He has in-depth understanding of private sector finance, multilateral development banks and United Nations processes in climate and energy policy matters coupled with a unique ability to work collaboratively with private sector, government and non-governmental organization stakeholders to formulate public policy solutions.

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