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University of Florida, J.D., magna cum laude, 2008, Order of the Coif; Notes & Comments Editor, Florida Law Review, 2007-08

University of Florida, B.A., summa cum laude, 2003


Emily Sherlock practices environmental law. She regularly advises clients on compliance with state and federal environmental regulations, including those governing hazardous wastes, underground storage tanks, and emissions from non-road engines and equipment. She also represents clients in negotiations with environmental agencies to resolve alleged violations of such regulations.

Emily has experience serving as common counsel to a large group of potentially responsible parties at a contaminated site, including negotiating with the state agency to resolve the PRPs' liability and negotiating settlements between the PRPs. She also has experience negotiating Brownfields Agreements on behalf of prospective developers redeveloping contaminated property.

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Professional Affiliations

  • North Carolina Bar Association, Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Section, Chair, 2020-21; Vice Chair, 2019-20; Secretary, 2018-19; Treasurer, 2017-18; Council Member, 2015-18; Annual Section Meeting and CLE, Program Planner, 2015; Newsletter Committee, Chair, 2014-17; "Environmental News," Co-Editor, 2014-17

Community Affiliations

  • Gaston County Piedmont Area Wildlife Stewards, a chapter of the North Carolina Wildlife Federation
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