Richard L. Pepper is an associate in the environmental and natural resources practice. He has assisted clients in all stages of environmental representation, including litigation, regulatory and transactional matters.
Rich’s expertise extends to a wide variety of environmental regulatory schemes under the Endangered Species Act; the Clean Water Act; the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act; and the Clean Air Act and state counterparts.
Specifically, Rich has completed environmental due diligence for over 4,000 MW of electricity generation capacity, mostly large scale renewable energy projects. In addition to interpreting the effect of regulatory changes on business operations, Rich has assisted clients with multiple complex environmental litigation matters in federal and state courts.
During the course of earning his environmental engineering degree and shortly thereafter, Rich completed research on energy-efficient wastewater treatment mechanisms.
In law school, he briefly worked with the Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards of the EPA, focusing on Title V and PSD air regulatory schemes.
Rich has also received Engineer-in-Training and Patent Agent certifications. Professional Experience : Extern to the Honorable Mark A. Davis of the North Carolina Court of Appeals, 2016
- University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., with honors, 2016
- University of Georgia, B.S., cum laude, 2013
BAR ADMISSIONS : Georgia, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
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