As an associate in Pillsbury’s Environmental Practice, Brendan combines experience counseling domestic and international clients on managing environmental risks and complying with environmental laws with years of experience in Congress as an adviser.

Brendan has represented clients involved in civil and criminal litigation and advised clients facing potential government enforcement. He has experience in drafting and negotiating agreements and key documents for clients and also has experience working with federal agencies.

Representative Experience

Counseling a Fortune 200 energy company in the financing of the purchase of 22 solar power projects regarding the regulatory risks associated with utility contracts and project compliance with environmental laws and regulations.


Advising NTT Data Inc. on environmental due diligence in purchase of Dell Systems for $3.06 billion.


Providing guidance to multiple Fortune 500 companies on environmental regulatory requirements under environmental laws including the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and the Toxic Substances Control Act.

Professional Highlights

Served as a policy and research adviser on the House of Representative Energy and Commerce Committee and as legislative assistant to Congressman Frank Pallone Jr.

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Honors & Awards

  • Winner of the 2017 Law360/Burton Distinguished Legal Writing Awards

Education

  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2015
    Managing Editor, Georgetown Environmental Law Review

    B.A., The George Washington University, 2008
    magna cum laude, Elliott School of International Affairs Special Honors

Admissions

  • New York

    District of Columbia