Linda Trees’s practice has focused primarily on US environmental and administrative law with an emphasis on EPA rulemakings, compliance counseling and civil and criminal enforcement actions.
Currently, Linda is also working on environmental and administrative law matters under North Carolina law.
Linda served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Sam W. Coleman, III, on the Court of Appeals of Virginia from 1992-1993 and continued in private practice for approximately ten years.
Developed in-depth knowledge and experience under various federal environmental programs related to risk management and reporting of regulated pollutants under the Clean Air Act and Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA).
Environmental Compliance: Co-authored detailed and comprehensive guidance books to counsel clients in compliance obligations under the Clean Air Act and EPCRA.
EPA Rulemakings and Judicial Challenges: Successfully represented electric utility associations in EPA rulemaking proceedings and judicial challenges to EPA rules under the Clean Air Act and EPCRA.
Represented clients in CERCLA/Superfund litigation.
JD, William & Mary Law School, Order of the Coif, 1992
MA, Slavic Languages and Literature, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1989
BA, Russian Language and Literature, Smith College, cum laude, 1984