Attorney, Vinson & Elkins
Margaret is a senior associate in the Environmental and Natural Resources Practice Group at Vinson & Elkins. Her areas of practice are environmental law and climate change. With respect to climate change, she handles a variety of matters, including advising on climate change risk management, with a particular emphasis on the changing regulatory environment, and climate change adaptation issues. Margaret works on a variety of complex environmental litigation matters, with a particular focus on issues related to expert witnesses and the use of scientific evidence in litigation. She also deals extensively with the notice and comment process on a wide range of federal environmental regulations.
Prior to joining Vinson & Elkins, Margaret completed her Ph.D. in environment at Duke University, where she wrote her doctoral dissertation on legal and policy issues associated with sea-level rise adaptation. Margaret has authored several articles on climate change and environmental law, and presented papers on a variety of climate change topics at academic and industry conferences, as well as before various federal agency groups exploring climate change adaptation.
More information about Margaret and her experience and law practice in the areas of environmental law and climate change can be found here: http://www.velaw.com/Who-We-Are/Find-a-Lawyer/Peloso–Margaret/