Amy advises clients on issues ranging from project siting, permitting, and regulatory approvals to project acquisition or equity funding and related due diligence to zoning, land use, and environmental regulation, as well as related legislative drafting.
Amy is an environmental, energy, and ESG lawyer with broad experience in compliance counseling, due diligence in energy transactions, and administrative and enforcement-related issues.
Amy advises energy clients by reviewing siting and operating requirements for wind, solar, and waste-to-energy facilities, performing due diligence for energy transactions, and advising on day-to-day compliance issues. She regularly represents clients in administrative proceedings in the environmental and energy space, including before the Illinois Pollution Control Board, the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC), and local government permitting and siting hearings. She also advises clients on zoning and land use issues, as well as compliance with the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, RCRA, CERCLA, and the Illinois Environmental Protection Act. She also works on property remediation projects pursued under state and federal cleanup programs. She advises on participating in Illinois utility scale wind and solar renewable energy credit procurements and developing community solar projects under the Illinois Adjustable Block Program.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) is a growing area of focus for her practice. She co-leads the firm’s ESG Working Group and counsels clients on ESG-related regulatory and public disclosure matters, setting and meeting greenhouse gas reduction goals, and ESG compliance strategies.
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