Environment, Land & Resources Department honored for its “strengths in transactional support and litigation.” Healthcare and White Collar Defense & Investigations Practices and partner Kathy Ruemmler also recognized.
Stacey VanBelleghem represents clients in a variety of industry sectors on major project infrastructure and development, administrative petitions and rulemaking, and litigation under federal environmental law.
Ms. VanBelleghem has particular experience advising clients on federal environmental laws, including:
- Clean Air Act
- National Environmental Policy Act
- Endangered Species Act
- National Historic Preservation Act
- Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act
- Clean Water Act
- American Indian Law
Ms. VanBelleghem has in-depth knowledge of federal permitting and approvals for major infrastructure projects, including numerous renewable energy projects, working both to secure project approvals and to intervene and defend approvals in many federal court cases.
Ms. VanBelleghem also represents numerous clients in air quality and climate change issues, with an emphasis on the regulation of criteria pollutants, hazardous air pollutants, and greenhouse gas emissions from major stationary sources. She is also a frequent speaker and writer on these issues.
Ms. VanBelleghem formerly served as Global Co-Chair of the Project Siting & Approvals Practice.
In addition to her environmental practice, Ms. VanBelleghem works on a variety of pro bono matters for the firm. She has previously served in management roles on the firm’s Diversity Leadership Committee, Global Associates Committee, and Global Pro Bono Committee.
Before becoming an attorney, Ms. VanBelleghem worked at the National Trust for Historic Preservation in its Public Policy Department and also at the National Park Service.