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National Law Journal Recognizes Baker Botts’ Alexandra Dapolito Dunn as a 2021 Energy & Environment Trailblazer


Washington, D.C., July 20, 2021 - Baker Botts L.LP., a leading international law firm, is pleased to announce Partner Alexandra Dapolito Dunn has been named to The National Law Journal’s list of “Energy & Environmental Trailblazers.” This honor recognizes legal professionals who have “made significant marks on the practice, policy and technological advancements in their sector.”

During her more than 25 years as a champion of environmental law and practicing at the local, state, and federal levels of government, Ms. Dunn brings to clients an extensive institutional knowledge and keen ability to help solve regulatory problems companies may face. Her deep relationships across the nation and reputation for transparency, fairness, and equity, make her a forceful presence in the most difficult of settings.

Ms. Dunn previously served as the Assistant Administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, in which she led the Agency in the creation of national policies implementing federal laws governing chemicals, pesticides, and pollution prevention. Prior to that, she was the EPA Administrator for New England. Leading up to her federal service, she also served in a variety of non-profit and academic roles, all which provided opportunities for her to cut new paths.

To view the full Energy & Environment Trailblazers list, including Ms. Dunn’s profile, click here.

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