Heather Corken Palmer offers clients in-depth environmental regulatory knowledge and experience in energy-related environmental issues. She helps energy, petrochemical and pipeline companies and clients in the power and utility sector that are seeking guidance on environmental compliance and the allocation of environmental liabilities in mergers and acquisitions.
She practices all aspects of environmental law, advising clients on regulatory requirements, assisting them in the evaluation and negotiation of corporate and real estate transactions and representing them in environmental enforcement matters. Her areas of focus include onshore and offshore oil and gas regulation; solid and hazardous waste; oil and gas waste; coal combustion residuals (coal ash); environmental remediation; water quality; water rights; wetlands; endangered species; Superfund litigation; and compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act. She plays a major role in advising clients on the environmental issues surrounding shale play development, hydraulic fracturing and the permitting, construction and operation of liquefied natural gas (LNG) import/export facilities in the U.S.
Vanderbilt University, J.D., 1994
Rhodes College, B.A., History and International Studies 1991 cum laude
Admitted to the Texas Bar
Articles in the National Law Review database by Heather Palmer