Attorney Archive

Clay Kulesza

September 20, 2021

Clay took his undergraduate training at the University of Virginia and his legal training at the William & Mary Law School, where he served on the Law Review. Since joining AquaLaw, he has been actively involved in AquaLaw’s full range of regulatory, permitting, legislative, and litigation activities on behalf of our national municipal utility clients.  […]

Rosewin Sweeney

October 19, 2018

Rosewin Sweeney joined AquaLaw in 2018. Her practice focuses on environmental regulation, permit negotiation, compliance counseling, agency liaison, defense and resolution of agency and citizen enforcement actions, and environmental litigation under various state and federal laws and regulations. Prior to joining the firm, Rosewin served 18 years in the Maryland Office of the Attorney General, […]

Ellen Egen

August 16, 2018

Ellen’s combination of relevant academic training and broad environmental legal experience make her the Firm’s “go to” attorney for support on complex legal and regulatory matters. She is a Fulbright Scholar (Hamburg, Germany 2009-2010) with relevant academic training ranging from undergraduate Environmental Studies at UNC through a post-J.D., Master of Laws degree in Environmental Law […]

Justin Curtis

January 14, 2013

Justin joined AquaLaw in 2013, bringing expertise assisting clients in a wide array of environmental matters including permitting, regulatory compliance, litigation, and enforcement defense.  Prior to joining AquaLaw, Justin practiced in the environmental group of a national law firm in Washington, D.C. Before that, Justin served for two years as a law clerk to U.S. District […]

Lisa Ochsenhirt

Lisa’s practice spans a variety of water and utility matters, including stormwater and wastewater permitting and enforcement for individual localities and authorities and related regional and state-level policy matters including the Chesapeake Bay cleanup and biosolids recycling.  Lisa has worked throughout EPA’s Mid-Atlantic Region and beyond, and routinely advises and represents wastewater and stormwater utilities […]

Dick Sedgley

December 19, 2012

Dick Sedgley has practiced environmental and utility law as a member of the AquaLaw team since 2005.  Prior to joining AquaLaw, Dick was a partner in a national law firm, where he worked with AquaLaw co-founders Paul Calamita and Chris Pomeroy.  Dick practiced environmental engineering prior to starting his law practice in 1987. Combining legal […]

Chris Pomeroy

Chris Pomeroy co-founded AquaLaw in 2002 with Paul Calamita.  Today, AquaLaw is nationally recognized for its expertise on environmental and business matters concerning water supply, wastewater treatment, stormwater management, utilities, and natural resources.  Chris’ practice is primarily dedicated to advising and representing owners, operators and developers of water and other types of regulated infrastructure, including […]

Paul Calamita

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 […]