Annemargaret Connolly


  • Friday, March 21, 2014
    Editor: Please tell us a little about your professional backgrounds. Connolly: I am head of the corporate transactional practice at Weil, and I’ve been practicing environmental law at Weil for 25-plus years. Goslin: I’ve been an associate at Weil in the Environmental Transactions group for seven years and have been practicing for 11 years.
  • Friday, March 23, 2012
    Editor: What impact has the Solyndra bankruptcy had on federal programs to promote renewable energy development?
  • EPA – A Focal Point Of Controversy
    Thursday, March 22, 2012
    Editor: Please describe Weil’s environmental practice. Connolly: Our environmental practice group consists of individuals with broad experience managing environmental issues in the context of corporate transactions and restructurings, and with significant experience advising on general compliance and handling complex environmental litigations. Our...
  • EPA Issues: Evolving GHG Regulations And The Resurgence Of Renewables
    Friday, October 21, 2011
    Editor: Are there current and pending environmental laws and regulations that could be detrimental to economic growth and job creation? Connolly: Some people appear predisposed to argue that anything EPA proposes is “detrimental” if it has a price tag attached to it. Some in industry argue that spending money means they have less money to...
  • New Rules Governing Emissions Take Center Stage
    Monday, January 31, 2011
    Editor: The EPA's "Tailoring Rule" 1 breaks new ground in regulating stationary sources of GHG emissions. What is the impact of this rule and what companies are most likely to be affected?
  • What Is The State Of Climate Change Legislation In Congress Today?
    Monday, April 5, 2010
    Editor: Please tell our readers about what prompted you to become an environmental lawyer. Connolly: I became an environmental lawyer initially by chance. When I came to work at Weil, I thoroughly enjoyed the people that ran the environmental practice in the Washington office, and I liked the fact that it was diverse - that I could initially do litigation...
  • Supreme Court Reins In The Reach Of Superfund
    Monday, June 1, 2009
    In a decision anticipated by some to be delivered by a more divided United States Supreme Court, the High Court ruled 8 to 1 in Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway Co. v.
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    In the face of a severe economic recession, President Obama recently reaffirmed his commitment to pursuing a mandatory cap-and-trade program targeted at reducing greenhouse gas ("GHG") emissions. While critics contend that such a system would drive up the costs of manufacturing and energy production, the President believes that cap-and-trade will not only...