Paul Calamita co-founded AquaLaw in 2002 with Chris Pomeroy. Over the prior decade, Paul practiced as a full time Clean and Safe Drinking Water Act lawyer with a national law firm.
Paul is first and foremost an environmental counselor and negotiator. He has considerable national experience advising businesses and local governments in all major facets of the Clean and Safe Drinking Water Act and environmental compliance.
Paul has had the privilege to work with a wide range of business clients – from the elite of the Fortune 500 to the local elite – and from some of the largest communities in the country to the smallest towns, townships, and boroughs.
In addition to environmental compliance advice, Paul has helped his clients to negotiate permits, orders, decrees, and a wide range of other environmental and utility-related agreements. He also has handled a wide range of administrative and judicial proceedings and has successfully lobbied state and federal agencies and legislatures on environmental and funding-related matters.
Paul has considerable experience with water supply, allocation, security and regionalization. He has assisted clients with both surface water and ground water supply, protection and allocation issues.
J. D. University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1992
Law Review: Virginia Environmental Law Journal, Member, Article Review Board, 1990
Law Review: Journal of Law and Politics, Member, Articles Editor, 1990-1992
B. S. Biology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1987
United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri
U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina