Paulina Williams’ practice involves environmental litigation, regulatory compliance and transactional support relating to air, water, waste and natural resources issues. Ms. Williams’ experience includes air, wastewater and water rights permitting and permit defense and defense of private citizen suits in federal court. Ms. Williams regularly advises clients on compliance matters and regulatory developments.
Following graduation from law school, Paulina practiced in New York, focusing on real estate and land use matters in the context of public-private partnerships involving state and federal environmental impact reviews.
Publications, Speeches and Presentations
- Water Panel, Texas Environmental Superconference, August 2014
- “Undercurrents of Change: Antidegradation & Other Water Quality Issues,” Baker Botts Seminar, February 2014
- “Sixth Circuit Pushes Back on EPA Oil and Gas Source Aggregation Under the Clean Air Act,” 3 Harv. Bus. L. Rev. Online 41 2013 (William Bumpers, co-author)
- “Water and the Whoopers,” Texas Water Law Institute 2012, University of Texas School of Law CLE (Molly Cagle, co-author)
- “11th Circuit Court of Appeals Weighs in on Army Corps’ Statutory Authority for Lake Lanier Operations,” TWCA Confluence Newsletter, Third Quarter 2011 (Molly Cagle, co-author)
- “EPA New Effluent Guidelines for Construction and Development Point Source Category,” presentation at Current Issues in Storm Water Regulation Lorman Seminar, August 12, 2009