Lucy solves problems in creative ways, relying on her expertise in water rights, natural resources, and land use issues in Washington state and the western U.S.
She is an experienced environmental regulatory and litigation attorney on nationwide issues, with a focus on water rights, the Clean Air Act (CAA), the Clean Water Act (CWA), and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERLCA), as well Washington state environmental statutes.
She assists on Superfund allocations in advocating for clients, working with experts and other attorneys to not only help her clients but also broaden their overall understanding of a site and work with other parties to achieve a successful remedy. Lucy also works on CWA and CAA compliance and defense matters, and advises clients on the implementation of new state and federal regulations. For example, she has helped to interpret and comment on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Interim Final Regulations on the U.S. Hemp Production Program.
Prior to joining Beveridge & Diamond, Lucy worked as an associate attorney and a law clerk for an environmental and natural resources law firm in Seattle. She represented clients in water rights adjudication, litigation, and applications to state and federal agencies. She also worked with the State Environmental Policy Act, Washington State Growth Management Act, and Washington state water laws.
Lucy was an honors law clerk at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, where she prepared documents and memoranda for hearings and litigation regarding enforcement actions under the Clean Air Act, and as a law clerk for the Regulatory Environmental Law and Policy Clinic where she petitioned the Washington Forest Practice Board for rulemaking to ensure public health and safety in the aerial application of chemicals.
During law school, Lucy served as the Chief Managing Editor of the Washington International Law Journal and received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Alternative Dispute Resolution. She worked as a judicial extern for the King County Superior Court and as a pro bono research coordinator for the University of Washington Environmental Law Society.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Lucy K. Infeld