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Margrethe Kearney

Margrethe Kearney practices energy and environmental law in the Midwest-based Environmental Law & Policy Center’s (ELPC) Grand Rapids, MI office.  ELPC is a not-for-profit public interest environmental organization that works to achieve cleaner air, advance clean renewable energy and energy efficiency resources, improve environmental quality, protect clean water and preserve natural resources in Michigan and the Midwest.  Margrethe regularly litigates energy cases in front of the Michigan Public Service Commission and represents clients in state and federal courts on a variety of environmental claims, including in the context of bankruptcy proceedings.  Margrethe was previously Counsel at Latham & Watkins in the Environment, Land & Resources Department, focusing on environmental enforcement, environmental litigation and advising on environmental aspects of corporate and finance transactions.  She represented clients on cases involving the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, CERCLA and valuation of environmental claims in bankruptcy proceedings. Before law school, she worked as an associate research economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

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