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Environmental Attorney

Location:
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Salary:
$65,000
Posted:
August 28, 2018

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Karen McGullam

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Reisterstown, MD 21136

443-***-****

ac6ui1@r.postjobfree.com

EDUCATION

University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, MD

Juris Doctor, July 2007

Certificate of Concentration in Environmental Law, July 2007

Member of Maryland State Bar

Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY

Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, English

SELECTED LEGAL EXPERIENCE

Special Counsel, Baltimore, MD

E-Discovery Attorney, February 2017 to Present

Chosen for select teams and quality control. Coding documents under tight deadlines for privilege, responsiveness, and content, using Relativity, Servient, and Kaleidoscope document review systems. Legal areas of document reviews include Intellectual Property, Pharmaceuticals including ANDA, Construction Law, Contract Disputes, and SEC investigations.

Hire Counsel, Washington, DC

Contract Attorney, Litigation, at DLA Piper, Mt. Washington, MD, July 2016 to February 2017

Worked on an SEC investigation with the litigation team. Coded documents for privilege, responsiveness, and content, under a tight deadline, using Relativity document review system.

Synthesized spreadsheet and Relativity database to analyze results obtained from document review.

Special Counsel, Baltimore, MD

E-Discovery Attorney, June 2015 to July 2016

Coding documents for privilege, responsiveness, and content, using Relativity, OmniX, and Catalyst document review systems. Legal areas of document reviews included Mergers and Acquisitions, Banking and Real Estate Foreclosure, Pharmaceutics including ANDA, and Employment Law.

Special Counsel, Baltimore, MD

IP Paralegal, Intellectual Property Department at Textron Systems, Hunt Valley, MD, January 2013 to February 2014

Supported engineer-inventors taking their inventions through the patenting process for aerospace Department of Defense contractor. Provided paralegal support to the Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property. Worked with NDAs and other contracts.

Staff Assistant, Legal Department at Textron Systems, Hunt Valley, MD, October to December 2012

Managed Textron Systems’ patent and trademark portfolio. Interfaced with inventors, outside counsel, and the USPTO on Office Actions, invention disclosure meetings, and USPTO Examiner-interviews with inventors.

Skeen, Goldman, LLP, Baltimore, MD

Legal Assistant, May to June 2012

Transcribed complaints, interrogatories, letters, and memos for plaintiff-side asbestos litigation firm. Performed general office duties, client contact, case management.

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Sparrows Point Action, Sparrows Point, MD

Legal Assistant, October 2006 to June 2012

Worked with legal and scientific team to gather and evaluate scientific evidence for filing of Class Action Complaint against steel plant.

Wrote environmental section of Complaint and Request for Temporary Restraining Order from Baltimore County Circuit Court to prevent Chesapeake Bay dredging. TRO was granted.

Wrote petition to request Contested Case Hearing from Office of Administrative Hearings, Baltimore County, to pull back Permit for rotary kiln facility. Consequently, Permit was withdrawn by Maryland Department of the Environment, Air and Radiation Division.

Spoke at neighborhood town hall meetings and met with Federal EPA on behalf of residents, concerning non-implementation of a 1997 Consent Decree.

University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, MD

Student Research Assistant, June to November 2005

Edited and performed legal research for 2006 Edition of the Maryland Evidence Courtroom Manual.

Asper Fellow for Friends of the Earth, Washington, DC, January to May 2005

Performed legal research and analysis for nonprofit public interest group on a variety of environmental topics, including GMOs and trade agreements.

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Oxford University Press, Cary, NC

Science and Technology Free-lance Editor

Edited environmental, chemical, and engineering professional books and textbooks.

Instrument Society of America (ISA), Research Triangle Park, NC

Lead Technical Editor and Webmaster

Edited standards, guidelines, and recommended practices for process-control industry, designed website implementing management objectives, ran meetings, and acted as liaison for international standards associations such as American National Standards Institute (ANSI), International Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), New York, NY

Supervising Technical Editor

Edited international codes and safety, design, and performance standards for nuclear, safety, and other industries within publishing arm of engineering society. Supervised technical staff and trained new technical editors.

Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, NY

Adjunct Instructor of English and Writing

Taught self-designed, and very popular, Freshman English writing course.

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

Instructor of English and Writing

Taught self-designed, and very popular, Freshman English writing course.

MEMBERSHIPS

Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA)

MSBA Environment and Energy Section

American Bar Association (ABA)

ABA Environment and Energy Section



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