Amanda Kitchen Short

Amanda's environmental and real estate practice focuses on a wide range of matters including site remediation, corporate compliance, enforcement, permitting and hazardous and solid waste liability. She has advised clients with regard to the investigation and cleanup of hundreds of contaminated properties, including remediations done under state voluntary cleanup and underground storage tank programs. She also represents sellers, purchasers, lenders, tenants and landlords in all aspects of business transactions, including environmental due diligence, developing strategies for managing environmental risks, and negotiating and drafting of environmental representations, warranties, indemnities, escrow agreements and cleanup agreements.

Amanda regularly works with the business community and environmental agencies in negotiating Brownfields Agreements for the redevelopment of contaminated sites. She assists clients in complying with the requirements of the Federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and comparable state statutes, and she represents companies identified as potentially responsible parties at federal Superfund sites throughout the country. Amanda also advises clients on Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) matters, including Chemical Data Reporting Rule compliance, import/export requirements, pre-manufacture notifications, and negotiating settlements of TSCA enforcement actions.

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Areas of Practice 1) Environmental, 2) Brownfields and Business Transactions, 3) Waste, 4) Water, 5) Real Estate and Land Use and 6) Pesticides and Chemicals
Law School UNC School of Law, J.D., 2001
Education University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., 1997
Bar Member / Association North Carolina State Bar Association
Most recent firm McGuireWoods LLP
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