Kaitlyn R. Maxwell

Kaitlyn R. Maxwell


Kaitlyn R. Maxwell focuses her practice on environmental  and commercial litigation. She advises clients on regulatory compliance issues and represents clients in litigation in state and federal courts. Her work includes litigation of major contamination cases under the hazardous waste and Superfund laws.  Kaitlyn also advises clients in transactions involving the sale of contaminated real property.


  • Air, water and waste regulation
  • Superfund and contamination
  • Contaminated real property cost recovery 
  • Commercial and regulatory litigation
  • Environmental remediation projects



  • Representation of defendant and counterclaim plaintiff in Superfund allocation case for the Lower Fox River and Green Bay Superfund Site.
  • Representation of pesticide manufacturer in litigation over selection of RCRA corrective action for arsenic in soils.
  • Associate, Project Performance Corporation (PPC), Environmental Planning & Project Management Consulting

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, "Rising Stars," 2017
  • Team Member, U.S. News - Best Lawyers®, Best Law Firms Edition, "Law Firm of the Year," Environmental Law, 2016
  • Board Member, Society of Women Environmental Professionals
  • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Environmental and Energy Law Section
  • Member, Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association


  • J.D., Boston University School of Law, 2012
    • Article Editor, Public Interest Law Journal
    • Vice President, Environmental & Energy Law Society
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Dickinson College, 2007
    • Phi Beta Kappa
  • U.S. Magistrate Judge Linda K. Caracappa, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York