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Senior Environmental Counsel

Company name

W. R. Grace & Co.-Conn.

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Job Type


Date Last Verified

Oct 15,2018

Posted on

Jul 30,2018

Years of Experience

8-10 yrs required


Columbia, MD
Practice Area
Environmental and Land Use >> Environmental and Land Use
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Senior Environmental Counsel The candidate reporting to the Associate General Counsel for EHS, will provide well-informed legal advice for the complex global Grace business. This lawyer will be a key part of the Legal-EHS group. Manage enforcement, permitting, and regulatory matters under major environmental statutes such as CAA, CWA, RCRA, CERCLA, and/or TSCA. Offer practical advice and counsel to operating locations on EHS matters. Counsel business on regulatory compliance. Advance regulatory commercial and operational excellence. Support merger and acquisition activity, including due diligence. Support the work of EHS consultants and auditors.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Law degree from an accredited law school. A Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, geology, or related discipline, a plus. Must have 8-10 years experience in a law firm, corporatae legal department and/or government environmental agency, dealing with environmental compliance. Knowledge of US federal and state environmental regulatory systems is required. Should have experience handling complex legal projects such as Superfund, enforcement defense, and industrial permitting. Some exposure to non-US environmental legal issues, a plus. Some exposure to food and drug laws, a plus. Must have familiarity with document management programs. Should have excellent oral and written communication skills. Sophisticated current EHS legal experience is required. Non-English language skills, a plus.

Additional info

Requisition ID: 2739

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
W. R. Grace & Co.-Conn.
7500 Grace Drive
Columbia, MD 21044