MONTGOMERY, Ala. Oct. 10, 2018 – Burr & Forman LLP announces the addition of Montgomery-based attorney Schuyler Espy, who will ultimately serve as the firm’s Alabama point person for representing clients in the public and private sectors with respect to environmental law matters and related policy issues. Espy will join the firm’s Real Estate and Environment & Land Use practice groups as counsel.
“We are excited to add Schuyler to our economic development team. Our firm is honored to have advised clients on over 80 new projects and expansions representing approximately $22 Billion of capital investment and over 30,000 new jobs,” said Warren Matthews, Montgomery office managing partner of Burr & Forman. “Her solid experience and industry leadership will be invaluable to our existing clients as well as future economic development projects.”
Espy previously worked for over 11 years with the Office of General Counsel of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM), where she held the positions of associate general counsel and assistant attorney general. While at ADEM, she handled a variety of legal matters, focusing on wastewater and storm water permitting and enforcement.
Additionally, Espy worked as executive counsel to the ADEM director, and as a legislative liaison for the Department.
Espy is licensed to practice law in Alabama and is admitted to all state and federal courts in Alabama and to the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama and her law degree from the University of Alabama School of Law.
For more than a century, Burr & Forman LLP’s experienced legal team has served clients with local, national, and international interests in numerous industry and practice areas, ranging from commercial litigation and class actions to corporate transactions, including bankruptcy and restructurings. A Southeast regional firm with 300 attorneys and 12 offices in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee, Burr & Forman attorneys draw from a diverse range of resources to help clients achieve their goals and address their complex legal needs. For more information, visit the firm’s website at www.burr.com.