Dorothy E. Watson is of counsel at Foley & Lardner LLP and a member of the firm's Environmental Regulation Practice and Energy and Manufacturing Industry Teams.
Ms. Watson has worked with clients on a wide range of environmental matters, including compliance counseling, rulemaking, permitting, site remediation, brownfield redevelopment, corporate transactions, and litigation matters. Her experience extends to matters under Superfund, RCRA, the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, TSCA, FIFRA, MSHA, and OSHA, as well as state environmental regulations. Ms. Watson has advised municipalities and public utilities in addition to both privately-held and publicly-traded companies.
Ms. Watson has additional experience in the areas of land development, real estate and municipal law. Her work in these areas has often involved review of land titles, surveys, and development plans, drafting and negotiation of purchase agreements and crafting of municipal ordinances.
In addition to her legal experience at Foley, Ms. Watson served as in-house environmental counsel for Schlumberger, the global leader in oilfield technology and services. In this capacity, Ms. Watson provided counsel on environmental matters worldwide, including matters related to chemical regulatory compliance and oilfield-specific regulations.