Christine Fazio

Christine Fazio

Board Member, New York City

Ms. Fazio practices environmental and land use law in Carter Ledyard & Milburn’s Environmental Practice Group. She assists both public and private clients in completing environmental reviews under federal, state and local laws and obtaining all types of environmental and land use permits. Ms. Fazio is very knowledgeable of environmental reviews under NEPA and SEQRA as well Articles 7 and 10 of the New York Public Service Law. With about ten years of prior experience with the Air Programs Branch of the Environmental Protection Agency, Ms. Fazio also advises clients on compliance with Clean Air Act regulations and complex air permitting. Ms. Fazio has represented the maritime sector on ballast water discharge issues and the energy sector on the siting of power plants, renewable sources, electric transmission lines and natural gas pipelines. Ms. Fazio’s practice also includes environmental litigation, including Article 78 of the CPLR proceedings for governmental actions. Ms. Fazio has worked on a number of mergers and acquisitions, completing the environmental due diligence, regulatory review and permit transfers, and assists corporations with compliance issues under a number of environmental laws. Ms. Fazio also prepares easements, leases, licenses and access agreements for new development projects and has represented clients in federal condemnation matters. Ms. Fazio is an adjunct professor at Fordham University Law School, teaching Land Use Law.