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Candee Wilde to Present at Northeast Sustainable Communities Workshop 2021

PHILADELPHIA — OCT. 25, 2021 Environmental Attorney Candee Wilde of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP will be a featured panelist during the Northeast Sustainable Communities Workshop 2021, a seminar set to expand knowledge of emerging trends and technologies involving brownfields and environmental remediation. The virtual event takes place Oct. 26-27, 2021 and is presented by the Brownfield Coalition of the Northeast.

On Oct. 27, Wilde will speak at the session, “PFAS Update – Impact on Redevelopment Projects,” providing insights on technical and regulatory challenges concerning per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in the region. The multidisciplinary panel will explore risk assessment, health, and environmental impacts, and engage audience input on potential solutions for managing and mitigating risk associated with these cited synthetic chemicals, in use for various applications since the 1940s, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Based in Greenberg Traurig’s Philadelphia office, Wilde represents clients with respect to their environmental liabilities, most frequently exposures arising from contaminated sites. She has experience establishing sophisticated risk management programs and placing manuscripted insurance products, providing regulatory advice, and handling private cost allocation, negotiation, and litigation of some of the largest contaminated sediment Superfund matters in the United States. In her work, Wilde guides clients on compliance matters with state-specific environmental statues, such as the Industrial Site Recovery Act and other New Jersey environmental laws.

Wilde also serves as executive director for the Delaware Valley Environmental American Inn of Court, which promotes professional development, ethics, and excellence among environmental law practitioners.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice represents clients with issues under the environmental and natural resource laws that affect their businesses. The firm’s environmental attorneys assist with securing permits and approvals; negotiating and closing transactions; defending clients in enforcement actions; handling a broad range of environmental and toxic tort litigation; ensuring the understanding and satisfaction of regulatory requirements; preparing for and responding to emergencies; crafting approaches for legacy cleanup issues; and developing solutions for product regulation, market access, and environmental policy challenges. Greenberg Traurig received a first-tier ranking in the "Environmental Law" and "Litigation — Environmental" categories in the U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2021 "Best Law Firms" report.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Philadelphia Office: Founded in 1997, Greenberg Traurig’s Philadelphia office is home to more than 50 attorneys and more than a dozen practices including Real Estate, Litigation, Labor & Employment, Corporate, Environmental, Restructuring & Bankruptcy, White Collar Defense & Special Investigations, Immigration & Compliance, Investment Regulation, Public Finance and Infrastructure, Government Law & Policy, and Tax. The Philadelphia office represents clients in the manufacturing, health care, real estate, energy, financial, and insurance industries, state and local governments, professional service, and energy firms, and individuals.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2300 attorneys in 40 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 25 on the Am Law Global 100. The firm is net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage and Mansfield Rule 4.0 Certified Plus. Web: www.gtlaw.com