Jerome C. Muys , Jr. - Sullivan & Worcester LLP
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Jerome C. Muys , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1989

Jerome C. Muys Jr. is a partner and environmental litigator in the Environment & Natural Resources Group of our Washington, D.C. office. He is the co-leader of the firm’s Climate-Related Business & Technology Group. He has represented clients in the energy, automotive and consumer products sectors before EPA and state agencies and in litigated proceedings for over 30 years. More recently, he has advised clients on regulatory considerations and due diligence requirements relating to the funding, siting, permitting and construction of renewable energy and water infrastructure projects, and on legal issues and business strategies relating to energy efficiency and “green products.” Mr. Muys currently focuses on emerging technologies and business planning in the areas of resource allocation and reuse.

Before entering private practice, Mr. Muys was a trial attorney with the Land & Natural Resources Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, where he litigated cases on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency. Before joining the DOJ, Mr. Muys served in EPA’s Office of Enforcement, where he worked primarily on water and hazardous waste management issues. He has co-authored articles and taught courses on legal trends in the areas of water and renewable energy infrastructure development.

Additional Information

Court Admissions — U.S. District Court, D.C.
  • U.S. District Court, M.D.
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Experience — Assisted major consumer products manufacturer in devising business and legislative strategy for promoting “green” product lines
  • Represents former chemical manufacturer before EPA in proceedings involving multi-hundred million dollar watershed remediation program
  • Assisted Fortune 500 manufacturer in negotiating massive brownfields cleanup and redevelopment of rezoned plant site to be converted to significant multi-use facility
  • Represented major manufacturer in contract dispute involving novel groundwater remediation technology
  • Formulated and helped implement legal and business case for “roll-out” of energy efficient mobile generator
  • Represented major trade association in litigation challenging EPA’s renewable fuel standard rulemaking
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel HillBA 1976The George Washington University Law SchoolLL.M 1985
    American Bar AssociationDistrict of Columbia Bar Association

    Office Location

    1666 K Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20006
    United States

    Practice Areas

    Environmental Law
    Litigation - Environmental
    Natural Resources Law (Real Estate, Water)
    Water Law