Gail A. Flesher

Ms. Flesher is senior counsel in Davis Polk’s Corporate Department and the Environmental Group. She represents U.S. and international companies, boards of directors, financial institutions, private equity and venture capital groups and other entities on environmental matters in the context of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, real estate investments, bankruptcies and restructurings and securities offerings. Ms. Flesher provides advice on a wide range of environmental matters, varying from liability analysis in the context of structuring and valuing a transaction to risk allocation among private parties to specific advice on air, water, superfund and carbon trading laws.

She has regularly advised many of the firm’s clients, including Western Refining, Westar Energy, Patriot Coal, Repsol YPF, Emerson Electric and VF Corporation, as well as Metalmark Capital, DLJ Merchant Banking Partners, Stockbridge Real Estate Funds, Avista Capital Partners, Crestview Partners and Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe and a large number of major investment banks.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Environmental
Law School UC Hastings College of the Law ( J.D., 1988)
Education Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (B.S., 1983)
Bar Member / Association New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Davis Polk & Wardwell
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