Troutman Sanders LLP is pleased to announce that environmental and natural resources lawyer Sean M. Sullivan has joined the firm as a partner in the Raleigh, North Carolina office.

Sean’s practice focuses on compliance counseling and enforcement defense regarding all of the major federal environmental statutes, as well as the preparation of comments on federal and state rulemakings, brownfields redevelopment, and environmental support for the firm’s corporate and real estate practices.

He regularly advises manufacturers and electric utilities regarding air permitting and compliance questions, NPDES and wetlands permitting, hazardous waste management, the regulation of pesticides, Tier II Reporting and Toxic Release Inventory Reporting.

Sean also assists developers in negotiating Brownfields Agreements with the North Carolina Brownfields Program. This includes the resolution of requirements of the Endangered Species Act, the National Environmental Policy Act and the National Historic Preservation Act.

Sean earned a J.D. from American University, a B.S. in environmental science from University of Miami, and is admitted to practice in North Carolina, Virginia, Florida and the District of Columbia.  He is currently serving as treasurer of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Section on Environment, Energy and Natural Resources and is an active member of the American Bar Association’s Section of Environment, Energy and Resources.