Michelle focuses her practice on environmental law, with an emphasis on natural resources matters. She advises clients on energy and environmental matters, including traditional and renewable energy project development, environmental permitting and compliance, and greenhouse gas emissions.
Michelle enjoys the process of counseling her clients and appreciates that she's considered an extension of their business team.
She has worked at the federal and state levels on various environmental issues, including hazardous waste, air quality, water quality, environmental health and safety, real property due diligence, utility regulation, natural resource damage issues, asbestos, and underground storage tank regulation. She also advises clients on the permitting, siting and contractual agreements for energy generation projects, including traditional and alternative energy, as well as carbon emissions tracking and reporting.
Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental
Mining Law and Public Lands
Renewable Energy and Clean Tech
Shedding Some Light
The Energy-Water Nexus—How Policymaking is Shaping Generation and Usage Profiles in the Regional Southwest
A Bright Future for Renewable Energy
Reach of EPA Farm Reporting Rule Expanded with Recent Circuit Court Ruling
Other Articles and Presentations