Michael Carvalho

Michael Carvalho

  • Business Law, Construction Law, Energy, Oil and Gas...
  • DC, Georgia, Michigan
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Summary

Accomplished Environmental and Energy Attorney with extensive legal, technical and business experience. Substantive and practical knowledge of environmental and energy law, policy and regulation; regulatory compliance, permitting, and complex litigation in state and federal courts. Nationally recognized expert in the re-development of environmentally impaired commercial and industrial real estate. Achieved clients’ goals and objectives within multi-disciplined teams. Strong entrepreneurial focus and proven management experience. Successfully litigated claims against Public Service Commission involving $6.4 billion in proposed public utility expansion. Recovered millions of dollars on behalf of clients in connection with citizen suits under the federal Clean Water Act. Creative legal and business problem-solving skills within comprehensive environmental statutory and regulatory programs to include: CERCLA/SARA, “Superfund”, Brownfields Programs (various states), Resource Conservation & Recovery Act, Clean Air Act, OSHA, National Environmental Policy Act, Toxic Substance Control Act, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance, Atomic Energy Act, Oil Pollution Act, Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act and the Marine Mammal Protection Act. Ongoing commitment to pro bono environmental educational programs.

Education
Michigan State University
J.D. / Law
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Activities: Attend Evening Program while running small business.
University of Massachusetts - Amherst
B.A. / Environmental Policy & Political Science
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Professional Experience
Partner
Carvalho & Assocaites, PC
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Partner
Hartman Simons Wood, LLP
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Partner
O'Connor & Hannan, Washington DC
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Senior Associate
Verner Liipfert Bernhard McPherson & Hand
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Attorney at Law
Law Office of Michael Carvalho, PC
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General Motors Corp, Environment & Energy Section, Law Department 1996-1997; First Chicago NBD Bank (Chase) 1994-1996
Founder, President/CEO
Site Assessment Specialists, Inc., Royal Oak, MI
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Environmental Consulting firm specializing in environmental assessment, and remediation. Signficant experience in UST removals, CERCLA/SARA, FIFRA, RCRA, OSHA and related stated programs. Lead Investigator at 17 NPL Sites in connection with Litigation Support for Fortune 100 Company. Grew sales to $1m. Successfully negotiated sale of company to ATC Environmental, a publicly-traded firm.
Environmental Specialist
GZA GeoEnvironmental Technologies, Inc.
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Professional Associations
Member
State Bar of Georgia
- Current
Member
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
- Current
Member
District of Columbia Bar
- Current
General Counsel
National Council on Science & Environment - Environmentors Program
- Current
Activities: Mentor, Planning & Strategic Committee Chair, Board of Directors
Member
State Bar of Michigan
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
DC
Georgia
Michigan
Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Construction Law
  • Energy, Oil and Gas
  • Environmental Law
  • Maritime
Additional Practice Area
  • General Civil
Contact & Map
Carvalho & Assocaites, PC
707 Whitlock Ave SW
E-19
Marietta, GA 30064
USA
Telephone: (678) 354-0066
Fax: (678) 354-0667