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The Executive Section is counsel on administrative, appellate, personnel, contract, financial and bankruptcy issues. This section handles high profile and complex litigation..

Robert A. Williams, General Counsel
Shayna Acree, Administrative Assistant


Agency Clerk

The Agency Clerk is responsible for keeping records all official legal documents received by the Department of Environmental Protection including petitions and orders.

Lea Crandall, Agency Clerk



The Litigation Section functions as litigation counsel for the Department’s regulatory programs and the Board of Trustees. It provides legal advice and representation to the Division of Air Resource Management, Siting Coordination Office, Division of Waste Management, Division of Water Resource Management, the Department’s six regulatory districts concerning permitting issues. It also represents these Divisions when existing or proposed rules or variances are challenged.

Chad Stevens, Deputy General Counsel
Fawn Brown, Administrative Assistant


Program (Regulatory and Proprietary)

The Program Section also serves as counsel to the Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund, the Divisions of State Lands, Recreation and Parks and the Office of Coastal and Aquatic Managed Areas. The attorneys handle closings and closing audits for state land acquisitions.

Justin Wolfe, Deputy General Counsel
Yolonda Rigsby, Administrative Assistant



Last updated: September 21, 2017

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