Elizabeth A. Webb

Elizabeth A. Webb

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Counsel

  • Thompson & Knight LLP
    98 San Jacinto Boulevard
    Suite 1900
    Austin, TX 78701 USA
    512.469.6147
    512.482.5032
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Liz Webb focuses her practice on environmental law and environmental litigation. Her practice includes client counseling and judicial litigation in Superfund enforcement actions at both the federal and state level. Liz also counsels clients regarding the application of environmental regulations to facility operations and in real estate transactions involving environmental matters.

Liz represents clients before state and local environmental agencies and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Experience

  • Represented a client regarding the application of Mississippi landfarming requirements to reserve pit fluids
  • Served as local counsel for an investor in a former federal facility; assisted the client in understanding the application of Texas environmental laws and regulations to the transaction 
  • Assisted a major tire manufacturer in a CERCLA lawsuit brought by the United States seeking reimbursement of costs and an injunction for defendants to remediate the site; assisted in developing and evaluating the remedies proposed to the court and participated in creating an allocation scheme to allocate costs at the site

  • Assisted a client in reviewing fuel purchase agreements in connection with the multi-million dollar acquisition of a wholesale motor fuel distribution business

  • Counseled a client regarding Non-Operating Working Interest Owner potential liability under Oklahoma and Louisiana environmental laws and regulations

  • Represented a client in all aspects of an environmental investigation at a federal Superfund site, including coordinating group activities in negotiating a settlement with EPA and drafting contracts to engage technical consultants

  • Represented a client in challenging the proposed listing of a site on the National Priorities List

  • Assisted in the representation of a major chemical manufacturer in conducting a Remedial Investigation and Feasibility Study at a federal Superfund site

  • Assisted a resort hotel client in developing an environmental sustainability program

  • Assisted clients in appealing administrative orders issued by the Texas Department of Environmental Quality

  • Assisted clients in the application of the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasures regulations to facility operations

Activities (Memberships/Affiliations)

  • Member, American Bar Association; Natural Resources, Energy, and Environmental Law Section

  • Member, Austin Bar Association; Administrative Law Section