Devin O’Connor advises clients on cutting-edge federal environmental regulatory issues and litigation under federal environmental law, with a particular focus on large-scale energy infrastructure and transportation.
Ms. O’Connor leverages her firm grasp of complex environmental and federal land issues to help energy developers and other leading companies navigate an ever-changing regulatory landscape. She guides clients on:
- Major project development and permitting
- Compliance with federal environmental regulatory obligations
- Federal court litigation under environmental laws
- Federal agency rulemaking
- Environmental, social, and governance issues
She anticipates and crafts strategies to address critical issues and competing interests at every stage of a matter. Ms. O’Connor handles a wide range of complicated issues under federal environmental laws, including the National Environmental Policy Act; Endangered Species Act; National Historic Preservation Act; Clean Air Act; Clean Water Act; and Comprehensive Environmental Response, and Compensation and Liability Act.
A recognized firm leader, Ms. O’Connor has served on Latham’s Global Associates Committee.
Ms. O’Connor prioritizes giving back to the community and organizes volunteer efforts through Buildable Hours, a nonprofit organization that connects lawyers with Habitat for Humanity construction projects in their communities. She maintains an active pro bono practice, including advising on project development and historic preservation issues.