Clare M. Bienvenu (Special Counsel)

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Clare Bienvenu

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Clare Bienvenu practices environmental litigation and environmental regulatory law.  In addition to litigating CERCLA, storm water, property damage and insurance coverage matters, Ms. Bienvenu has provided advice and counseling to industry clients regarding environmental regulatory compliance, air permitting, land remediation, California Proposition 65 compliance and hazardous material management.  She has participated in consent decree negotiations with the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Justice, as well as settlement negotiations with the California Air Resources Board. Her experience spans the breadth of major environmental laws, including hazardous and solid waste, air and water, endangered species and NEPA.

Ms. Bienvenu received her law degree, magna cum laude, from Tulane University Law School, where she served as senior notes and comments editor on the board of the Tulane Environmental Law Journal.  Ms. Bienvenu also holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, magna cum laude, from Texas A&M University.  She has practiced environmental law at firms in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New Orleans.  She served as a law clerk to Administrative Law Judge Richard Mills from 2004 to 2006.

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Education

  • Tulane University Law School, J.D., magna cum laude
  • Texas A&M University, B.S., civil engineering, magna cum laude

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  • California
  • Louisiana