Carie Goodman McKinney

Carie Goodman McKinney concentrates her practice in the regulatory and transactional areas of Environmental Law. Her practice includes compliance counseling and representing clients in permitting and regulatory enforcement actions related to federal and state regulation of solid and hazardous waste, Superfund negotiations, water and waste discharges, and federal regulations related to toxic chemicals. Working closely with environmental consultants, Carie assists clients with compliance auditing and with remediation of contaminated property under the Texas Voluntary Cleanup Program and Superfund. Carie also counsels clients on environmental aspects of real estate, corporate, bankruptcy and other transactions, including environmental due diligence and contract negotiations.

Prior to going to law school, Carie was as an environmental engineer for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. She first worked in Region 6 with municipal and industrial waste water permitting and enforcement. Subsequently, she worked at the EPA’s National Enforcement Investigation Center in Denver, Colorado, where she managed enforcement investigations in support of both civil and criminal air and hazardous waste enforcement cases.

Carie was recognized by Chambers USA 2009-2012 as one of the leading practitioners in the United States for Environmental Law.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Environmental, 2) Regulatory, 3) Litigation/Trial Practice, 4) International, 5) Projects, 6) Climate Change and Corporate Sustainability, 7) Environmental Litigation, 8) Environmental Permitting and 9) Regulatory Counseling and Compliance
Law School Cornell Law School (J.D., 1987)
Admitted Year 1987
Education Texas Tech University (B.S.,1978)
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association, Texas State Bar Association
Most recent firm Haynes and Boone, LLP
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