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Candace Headen Uduebor

Candace Headen Uduebor focuses her practice on environmental compliance and regulatory matters. She has experience in litigation, permitting, auditing, reporting, and state and federal agency enforcement matters. Candace assists in the representation of energy industry and state interests in environmental rule-making proceedings and challenges and works to minimize environmental liability risk for purchasers during asset acquisitions. She has served as research associate on several matters, providing clients answers to complex legal questions concerning the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act, and Department of Transportation regulations. Candace’s practice also includes counseling clients regarding local and international fire code compliance and the representation of manufacturers in class action products liability and toxic tort litigation.

Prior to joining the firm, Candace served as an attorney-advisor at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and was the lead enforcement attorney responsible for structuring one of the largest Clean Air Act audits in EPA history, totaling 435 facilities.



  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
    • Attorney-Advisor, Region 6 Office of the Regional Counsel, Air Enforcement Branch, 2016-2017
    • Michael Vaccaro Honors Attorney Fellow, Region 3 Office of the Regional Counsel, Air Branch, 2015-2016
  • Law Clerk, Region 3 Office of the Regional Counsel, Air Branch, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2014
  • State Bar of Texas, Environmental & Natural Resources Law Section Legal Intern, Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, Legal Division, 2014
  • Legal Intern, Center for Human Rights & the Environment, 2012

Recognition & Leadership

  • Pathfinder, Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, 2021
  • Member, American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources
  • Member, Booklover’s Ball Committee, Denver Public Library Friends Foundation, 2018
  • Provisional Member, The Junior League of Denver, 2018-2019


  • J.D., William & Mary Law School, 2013
    • Notes Editor & Assistant Articles Editor, William & Mary Environmental Law & Policy Review
    • Honors Election Committee Chair, Honor Council
    • Parliamentarian, Black Law Students Association
    • Public Relations Co-Chair, Students for the Innocence Project
    • Participant, Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Tournament
    • Research Assistant, Professor Linda Malone
  • B.A., Political Science, Villanova University, 2010
    • Concentrations in Latin American Studies and Environmental Studies
    • Recipient, Presidential Scholarship
    • Recipient, Hap Arnold Scholarship
  • Colorado
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado