PHILADELPHIA (PRWEB) September 28, 2015
Kaitlyn R. Maxwell, an Environmental Practice attorney in the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Philadelphia office, was recently elected to the Board of the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the Society of Women Environmental Professionals (SWEP).
According to their website, SWEP is a national non-profit professional association of persons interested or involved in environmental law, science, business, and policy. The association educates members on new environmental developments and promotes the professional development and achievement of women in the environmental field. SWEP is best known for its Touchstone Award Reception that recognizes female contributions to the environmental field of practice including government, private industry, and non-profit sectors. This year’s Touchstone Awards will take place Nov. 5, 2015, at the Radnor Hotel in Wayne, Pennsylvania.
Maxwell focuses her practice on general environmental and energy matters. Her work includes litigation of major contamination cases under the hazardous waste and Superfund laws. She attended Dickinson College, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and Boston University School of Law. She also served as a law clerk to Hon. Linda K. Caracappa, United States Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, before entering private practice.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice
Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice assists clients with issues under the environmental and natural resource laws that affect their businesses. The firm’s attorneys assist in transactions, defend clients in enforcement actions, ensure the understanding and satisfaction of regulatory requirements, prepare for and respond to emergencies, craft approaches for legacy cleanup issues, and develop solutions for product regulation, market access, and environmental policy challenges.
About Greenberg Traurig - Philadelphia
Founded in 1997, Greenberg Traurig’s Philadelphia office is home to over 30 attorneys and 12 practices including Business Reorganization & Financial Restructuring, Corporate & Securities, Emerging Technology, Environmental, Gaming, Business Immigration & Compliance, Investment Regulation, Labor & Employment, Litigation, Public Finance, Real Estate, and Tax. The Philadelphia office represents clients in the manufacturing, health care, real estate, energy, financial, and insurance industries, state and local governments, professional service, and energy firms, and individuals.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1800 attorneys serving clients from 37 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is among the “Power Elite” in the 2014 BTI Client Relationship Scorecard report, which assesses the nature and strength of law firms' client relationships. For additional information, please visit http://www.gtlaw.com.