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A nationally respected environmental lawyer, Eric Waeckerlin advises clients throughout the country on complex environmental litigation, enforcement and regulatory matters. He represents clients in major litigation in federal and state courts over critical air quality and other environmental issues affecting numerous industries.

Brian McKeon draws on his relationships with the Democratic Party and deep procedural knowledge of the U.S. Senate to generate traction for his clients’ priorities in Washington, devising engagement strategies and messaging points that dovetail with caucus politics. A leading Senate strategist, Brian identifies, secures and preserves appropriations funding, and primarily focuses on policy issues related to agriculture, sustainability, corporate compliance, supply chain transparency, and technology.

Christine Jochim’s practice concentrates on environmental and natural resource compliance, federal policy, litigation and government enforcement. She represents developers, investors, manufacturers, industrial operations, municipalities, districts, associations and individuals in matters involving a wide range of environmental laws and regulations, such as the Clean Water Act (CWA), the Safe Drinking Water Act, Atomic Energy Act (AEA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), and state equivalents.

Charlie Smith is a commercial real estate attorney whose background in business and politics allows him to provide forward-thinking legal advice to advance his clients' strategic interests. Charlie’s expertise includes acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, land use and public-private-partnerships (including negotiation of Tax Increment Financing and Public Improvement Fees) for large-scale development, redevelopment, infill, mixed-use, planned community and transit-oriented projects.