Ellen S. Tenenbaum is an environmental and toxic tort litigator, who also counsels clients on compliance with the full range of federal, state and local environmental regulation. She heads the Firm's Washington, DC office’s Environmental Practice Group.
Ellen represents clients that have included sellers, purchasers, public development agencies, lenders and underwriters. She handles transactions involving a range of properties, including integrated steel mills, pulp and paper plants, electric and hydroelectric power production facilities, airports, glass manufacturing facilities, petroleum storage terminals, refineries, coal mines, gas stations, chemical manufacturing plants, food preparation facilities, textile mills, solid waste landfills and related transfer stations, and plastics manufacturing and forming plants.
Ellen has significant experience advising clients on the role of environmental issues in corporate, real estate, and public and private financing transactions. She also counsels clients on the business implications of environmental regulatory and liability issues and conducting environmental due diligence.
While in law school, Ellen was a notes editor of the Virginia Environmental Law Journal.