Allison Watkins Mallick’s environmental practice involves litigation and regulatory compliance counseling relating to a wide variety of environmental issues. Ms. Mallick represents clients in government enforcement actions and private citizen suits arising under the Clean Air Act, class actions concerning environmental property damage claims, and other toxic tort litigation. Ms. Mallick also represents clients in appellate cases, including challenges to EPA regulations and defense of challenges to Title V operating permits under the Clean Air Act. In addition to litigation, she also handles hazardous waste site remediation issues and regularly counsels clients on regulatory compliance matters. Ms. Mallick monitors and reports on environmental regulatory and litigation developments related to the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, CERCLA, and RCRA; represents clients in administrative proceedings; and advocates for clients participating in the federal agency rulemaking process.
Before attending law school, Ms. Mallick was a research associate at the Environmental Law Institute, where she researched implementation of delegated state programs under the federal Clean Water Act, including National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit programs; analyzed state programs to control aquatic invasive species; assessed ways to improve government agency management through the use of meaningful goals and progress metrics; and helped run the Annual Boot Camp on Environmental Law.