Tiffany W. Cheung is an associate with the firm's Environmental, Safety and Incident Response (“ESIR”) group. Based in the firm's NYC office (and formerly in Washington D.C.), Tiffany works closely with the ESIR group in D.C. on environmental litigation and regulatory compliance matters at the state and federal levels. Tiffany's litigation experience spans across environmental, white collar, and general commercial litigation matters - including trial work arising from air permitting and civil RICO.
In addition to her litigation work, Tiffany advises individual clients on Toxic Substances Control Act and Clean Air Act issues. She regularly reports to the electric generating and manufacturing industry coalitions on regulatory and litigation developments pertaining to wildlife, air, and workplace safety. Tiffany also assists with their participation in federal rulemaking proceedings, including on Endangered Species Act and Clean Air Act regulations.
Tiffany is dedicated to providing pro bono assistance. She actively represents clients in child custody and domestic violence matters before the D.C. Superior Court.
Tiffany graduated from NYU Law in 2019. She received her A.B. in the Geosciences (specializing in geochemistry) with a certificate in Environmental Studies from Princeton University, where she was a Smith-Newton Research Scholar; Benjamin F. Howell, Class of 1913 Junior Prize winner; and Chairman's Prize recipient for her departmental work.
Prior to joining Baker Botts in 2019, Tiffany clerked at the Office of Regional Counsel at EPA Region 2, (NY and Caribbean Superfund, and Criminal Enforcement branches) in NYC. She also interned with the Environmental Council of the States in D.C. and Climate Central in Princeton, NJ. Tiffany is from Honolulu, HI.