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Crowell & Moring’s Kirsten Nathanson Named a Washington Emerging Woman Leader in Private Practice

Washington – March 18, 2019: Crowell & Moring partner Kirsten Nathanson has been named an “Emerging Woman Leader in Private Practice” by DCA Live, an organization that recognizes people and companies driving growth in the Washington, D.C. economy. The award “identifies, recognizes, and honors 30-40 women lawyers who are (or are becoming) leaders within their law firms, demonstrating a unique strength in leadership.”

Nathanson is an elected member of Crowell & Moring’s Management Board and appointed co-chair of the firm’s Environment & Natural Resources Group. She focuses on environmental litigation, enforcement defense, risk assessment, and regulatory counseling under the major federal environmental and public lands statutes. Her litigation experience covers the Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, Endangered Species Act, Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act, National Environmental Policy Act, Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, and Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, encompassing citizen suit defense, regulatory challenges, remediation cost recovery and defense, Administrative Procedure Act actions, and Environmental Protection Agency enforcement.

She currently serves as co-chair of the Environmental Litigation & Toxic Tort Committee for the American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources. Nathanson was a founding president of the Washington, D.C. Chapter of the Women's Energy Network and past president of the Board of Trustees of the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation.

“I am honored to be recognized among my peers in the legal industry” said Nathanson, who most recently co-chaired the firm’s Diversity Council. “It is critical that law firm leadership reflect the diversity of backgrounds and viewpoints that are present both within our attorney ranks and our clients’ organizations. I am proud to be included among this list of impressive women leaders who work every day to help all attorneys in their firms achieve success.”

Honorees will be recognized during international women’s month on March 19 at Wiley Rein in Washington, D.C. Click here to see the full list of “Emerging Women Leaders.”

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About Crowell & Moring LLP 

Crowell & Moring LLP is an international law firm with more than 500 lawyers representing clients in litigation and arbitration, regulatory, and transactional matters. The firm is internationally recognized for its representation of Fortune 500 companies in high-stakes litigation, as well as its ongoing commitment to pro bono service and diversity. The firm has offices in Washington, D.C., New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Orange County, London, and Brussels.


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