PHILADELPHIA, May 20, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Delaware Valley Environmental American Inn of Court (DVE-AIC) recently appointed Greenberg Traurig attorney Candee Wilde as its next executive director. A member of the global law firm's Environmental Practice and based in the Philadelphia office, Wilde will be just the second person to hold the post since DVE-AIC organized in 1996.
First admitted as a law student, Wilde has held numerous leadership roles within the organization. The American Inns of Court focus on enhancing the legal skills, professionalism, and ethics of its membership.
DVE-AIC is one of only two American Inns of Court centered on environmental law and related policy development, offering a series of educational, networking, and mentorship activities throughout the year to the area judges, lawyers, and law students who compose the membership.
In her new position, Wilde will support DVE-AIC functions and programs and ensure continuity for the elected executive board, which rotates annually.
Wilde represents clients with respect to their environmental liabilities, most frequently exposures arising from contaminated sites. She has experience establishing sophisticated risk management programs and placing manuscripted insurance products, regulatory advice and negotiation, litigation of some of the largest contaminated sediment Superfund matters in the United States, and private cost allocation.
A former assistant solicitor in the City of Philadelphia's Law Department, Wilde graduated from the Villanova University School of Law and the University of Utah. She holds admissions in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and the U.S. District Courts of the District of New Jersey and Eastern District of Wisconsin.
About Greenberg Traurig Philadelphia: Founded in 1997, Greenberg Traurig's Philadelphia office is home to some 50 attorneys whose practices include Real Estate, Public Finance, Litigation, Labor & Employment, Environmental, Government Law & Policy, Restructuring & Bankruptcy, White Collar Defense & Special Investigations, Corporate & Securities, Intellectual Property, Immigration & Compliance, Investment Regulation, 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'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 environmental attorneys assist with securing permits and approvals; negotiating and closing transactions; defending clients in enforcement actions; handling a broad range of environmental and toxic tort litigation; ensuring the understanding and satisfaction of regulatory requirements; preparing for and responding to emergencies; crafting approaches for legacy cleanup issues; and developing solutions for product regulation, market access, and environmental policy challenges. Greenberg Traurig received a first-tier ranking in the "Environmental Law" and "Litigation — Environmental" categories in the U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2021 "Best Law Firms" report.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2200 attorneys 40 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. The firm is net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage and Mansfield Rule 3.0 Certified. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com
Lourdes Brezo Scholl, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, +1 212.801.2131, [email protected]
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