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Honigman’s Megan Conlon McCulloch appointed to chair ABA Section of Environment, Energy and Resources Book Publishing Board

August 21, 2012

Megan Conlon McCulloch, a partner in Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP’s Environmental practice, has been appointed as chair of the American Bar Association’s (ABA’s) Book Publishing Board for its Environment, Energy and Resources Section. McCulloch, as chair, will provide leadership and oversight to the book program, appoint the other board members, and lead the process of developing books of interest for the 10,000 members of the ABA section by selecting important topics and authors. In addition, she has been appointed to serve as a member of the Publications Services Group, which is comprised of the publication officer, and all the chairs of section committees responsible for publications.

In her law practice, McCulloch counsels clients regarding a variety of environmental issues, including remediation liability for contaminated sediment sites; federal and state superfund proceedings; economic development incentives for brownfield sites; litigation; compliance and permitting issues; and transactional due diligence. She also assists the Sediment Management Work Group, a national ad hoc industry group, with shaping public policy on contaminated sediment management issues at the federal and state levels.

Aside from her involvement in the ABA, McCulloch is a member of the State Bar of Michigan Section of Environmental Law and the Michigan Association of Environmental Professionals. She has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by Michigan Super Lawyers from 2008 through 2012.

McCulloch earned a J.D., magna cum laude, at the University of Michigan Law School. She is also a member of the Order of the Coif. She earned an M.Sc. in ecology and environmental biology at the University of Alberta, Canada, and a B.S., with high distinction and high honors in biology at the University of Michigan.