Amy L. Edwards is a Partner in the Public Policy and Regulation Group at Holland & Knight LLP, where she serves as co-chair of the firm's national Environmental Team. Ms. Edwards has been practicing environmental and energy law for more than 30 years. She routinely counsels developers, lenders and corporations about effective strategies for structuring real estate and corporate transactions to minimize environmental and financial risk. She represents local governments, developers, and financial institutions on brownfields, base closure and privatization of military housing issues. She also represents companies in litigation and enforcement proceedings.
Ms. Edwards currently serves as the Education Officer for the American Bar Association (“ABA”) Section of Environment, Energy and Resources (“SEER”) and previously served on the SEER Council. She also serves on an advisory board to the Bloomberg BNA Environmental Due Diligence Guide. She was an observer/advisor to the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws while it developed a model Uniform Environmental Covenants Act.
Ms. Edwards has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America guide, Environmental Law; Chambers USA-America’s Leading Business Lawyers guide, Environmental Law; and the Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers magazine. She is a graduate of Smith College and George Washington University Law School.