Portrait of

Government Experience

  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency—Associate General Counsel - Pesticides
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency—Associate General Counsel - Toxic Substances
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency—Associate General Counsel - Air and Radiation

Education

  • Syracuse University, A.B.
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D. (1967) magna cum laude, Order of the Coif; Editor, Law Review

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New York
David E. Menotti, Senior Counsel Washington, D.C.
dmenotti@crowell.com
Phone: +1 202.624.2984
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595

David E. Menotti is a senior counsel in Crowell & Moring's Environment & Natural Resources Group. He has practiced environmental law for almost forty years, emphasizing matters arising under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act, the Toxic Substances Control Act, the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, the Clean Air Act, and similar laws at the state level and in other countries.

Between 1974 and 1982, he served in various positions at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, including associate general counsel, pesticides; associate general counsel, toxic substances; and associate general counsel, air and radiation.

He represents trade associations and domestic and foreign corporations. His trade association clients include the Hearth, Patio and Barbeque Association, the National Oilseed Processors Association, Crop Life America, and the American Coke and Coal Chemicals Institute (which he serves as General Counsel). His corporate clients include Asahi Glass Company, Cheminova A/S, Syngenta Crop Protection, Inc., and the Boeing Company.

Previous to joining the Environmental Protection Agency, Mr. Menotti clerked for the Honorable Harold R. Tyler, Jr., USDJ, SDNY, and served in the United States Army as a JAGC officer. He has also been a visiting professor at the University of Virginia School of Law.

He graduated from Syracuse University in 1964 (A.B., political science with departmental honors), and from the University of Pennsylvania in 1967 (J.D., magna cum laude), where he was an editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review and was inducted into the Order of the Coif. He has been consistently ranked as a leading lawyer by Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America (since 1989), and Who's Who Legal 2010.



Affiliations

Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, New York

Other Affiliations

American Bar Association; District of Columbia Bar Association



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Sep.30.2014 Super Lawyers 2014 Recognizes 90 Crowell & Moring Attorneys
Aug.28.2014 The Best Lawyers In America 2015 Recognizes 40 Crowell & Moring Attorneys
Jul.01.2014 25 Crowell & Moring Lawyers Recognized by The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers 2014
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Sep.03.2013 The Best Lawyers In America 2014 Recognizes 41 Crowell & Moring Attorneys
Sep.01.2013 Super Lawyers 2013 Recognizes 64 Crowell & Moring Attorneys
Jun.01.2013 26 Crowell & Moring Lawyers Recognized by The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers 2013
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Jun.07.2012 Chambers USA Ranks 45 Crowell & Moring Attorneys and 18 Leading Practice Areas Among Best in U.S.
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Nov.01.2010 Crowell & Moring's Environment & Natural Resources Group Expands Chemical and Pesticide Experience
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