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Amy Edwards, Partner, Holland & Knight, LLP
Amy L. Edwards is a Partner in the Public Policy and Regulation Group of Holland & Knight, where she is Co-Chair of the firm's Environment Team. Amy has been practicing environmental and energy law for more than twenty five years. She has counseled developers, lenders and corporations about the environmental aspects of real estate transfers and corporate transactions, conducted compliance audits and environmental management system audits, and represented companies in enforcement proceedings. She is a member of the ASTM E-50 Committee, where she chairs the ASTM Task Group on Activity and Use Limitations (Institutional Controls) and serves on the ASTM Environmental Site Assessment, Risk Based Corrective Action (RBCA II), Continuing Obligations, Vapor Intrusion, and Compliance Auditing Task Forces. She was an observer/advisor to the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws while it developed a model Uniform Environmental Covenants Act. She also is a member of the Advisory Board to BNA's Environmental Due Diligence Guide.
Amy has represented real estate developers, corporations and financial institutions on environmental issues associated with real estate, including environmental site assessments, environmental insurance, guaranteed fixed price remediation options, environmental indemnification agreements, cleanup requirements (including the use of engineering and institutional controls), vapor intrusion and cost recovery issues. She has provided extensive risk management advice on protective risk-based cleanups at brownfields sites being reused for commercial or residential purposes.
Amy received her J.D. from The George Washington University Law School, and her A.B. from Smith College. She is a member of the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia and American Bar Associations.