Anne M. Carpenter

Partner

Anne Carpenter

Washington, D.C.

P: +1.202.639.7849 F: +1.202.585.4073
  • Representation of a Fortune 10 oil and gas company in both civil and criminal investigations, plea negotiations, and sentencing regarding alleged environmental and workplaces safety violations following a fatality at the client's E&P services facility.
  • Representation of Fortune 50 energy company in federal civil and criminal investigations arising out of the CAA's risk management plan RAGAGEP provision, and advisement on application of API 570 (Piping Inspection Code), API Recommended Practice 574 (Inspection Practices for Piping Components), and related standards.
  • Representation of Fortune 50 energy company through extensive environmental compliance obligations imposed as terms and conditions of state-issued criminal probation.
  • Representation of national homebuilding and major civil engineering and construction clients with regard to CWA stormwater compliance and enforcement matters before EPA and delegated states.
  • Representation of national homebuilding and major civil engineering and construction client in negotiation and implementation of federal consent agreement for alleged stormwater violations.
  • Representation of one of the world's largest providers of wastewater management solutions in a CWA federal jury trial.
  • Representation of one of the largest water services providers in the United States in a hearing before the EPA's Office of Suspension and Debarment--in opposition to the client's post-indictment suspension--granting the lifting of the suspension. An agreement to lift the suspension was received before trial, and the client was subsequently acquitted on all charges.
  • Representation of international shipping company in criminal investigation, trial, and sentencing for alleged violations of the Act to Prevent Pollution From Ships.
  • Representation of international shipping company before the EPA Office of Suspension and Debarment resulting in execution of administrative agreement to avoid suspension from participation in federal contracts and receipt of federal funds.
  • Representation of global provider of oil and gas labor and production services in interagency suspension and debarment proceeding resulting in execution of administrative agreement to avoid suspension from participation in federal contracts and receipt of federal funds, and in implementation of same.
  • Representation of private equity client before EPA Office of Suspension and Debarment resulting in termination of proposed debarment against client's real estate subsidiaries.
  • Representation of private equity client in response to OFAC administrative subpoena issued to client's cryptocurrency subsidiary.
  • Representation of aluminum alloy distributor in connection with OFAC sanctions compliance during negotiations with international aluminum supplier.
  • Representation of an American multinational energy corporation's hydraulic fracturing operations during an extensive government investigation, including conducting site visits and witness interviews, working with technical consultants, and preparing presentations for the EPA.
  • Representation of a cementing engineer in connection with the government's investigation of the Deepwater Horizon incident.
  • Secondment for six months to an energy client's internal environmental safety and law group regarding contaminated site remediation matters, including issues related to the purchase and sale of assets.
  • Representation of a leading lawn and garden manufacturer in one of the largest FIFRA civil and criminal enforcement matters.