Education

University of Michigan Law School, J.D.
  • Hessel E. Yntema Award
University of Michigan, B.A.
  • with Distinction

Prior Employment

  • General Motors Legal Staff, Stationary Environmental and Workplace Safety
  • Squire Patton Boggs (formerly Squire, Sanders & Dempsey)

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association

  • Environment, Energy and Resources Section
  • Construction Law Forum

State Bar of Michigan

  • Environmental Law Section
  • Real Estate Section

Michigan Manufacturers Association

  • Environmental Policy Committee
  • PFAS Work Group
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Overview

Laura Romeo has extensive experience in environmental regulatory and enforcement matters, including advising and negotiating resolutions involving the Clean Water Act (CWA), Clean Air Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), agency inspections, and environmental aspects of transactions and litigation. Her energy practice has included drafting, negotiating, implementing and resolving disputes for many types of energy transactions as well as involvement with utility rate proceedings in multiple states. She has provided counsel on various form and client-specific construction and related contracts. She has:

  • Negotiated resolutions with federal, state and local environmental agencies regarding administrative enforcement actions, such as notices of violation (permit, releases, and inspection issues) and RCRA Corrective Action orders
  • Provided counseling on all environmental media, with a particular focus on CWA matters, including emerging issues related to PFAS and PCBs
  • Provided legal advice on remediation activities, including RCRA Corrective Action sites, environmental trade association activities, and environmental aspects of contracts
  • Provided legal advice on various energy contracts, including power, natural gas, water, utility service, and oil and gas, as well as renewable energy contracts such as landfill gas and solar arrays
  • Provided counseling on energy matters, including advocacy group matters (such as utility rate proceedings), activities with utility partners, and emerging energy initiatives
  • Provided legal advice on construction, demolition, and similar contracts, including planning, drafting, negotiating, and implementing, utilizing American Institute of Architects’ form agreements as well as client-specific contracts

Community

Lutheran Church of the Redeemer

  • Former Member, Leadership Team

Our Shepherd Lutheran School

  • Former Chess Coach

Choi Kwang Do

  • Former Assistant Instructor

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Honors

  • Michigan Super Lawyers, 2006-2007
  • General Motors Team GM Transformers Award
  • General Motors Chairman’s Honor