Karl A. Karg

Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP

Karl A. Karg

Karl A. Karg

Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP

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Karl Karg's environmental practice includes enforcement defense, litigation, crisis response and management, permitting and compliance counseling, and transactional counseling. He is particularly experienced in the defense of US Department of Justice/EPA and state enforcement actions and citizen suits under the Clean Air Act, CERCLA, the Clean Water Act, RCRA and a variety of other environmental statutes.

Mr. Karg’s current representations include:

The defense of EPA and state Clean Air Act enforcement actions and citizen suits against electric utilities
Negotiations to modify past Consent Decrees under the Clean Air Act for new owners and/or repowered or reconfigured facilities
Complex contaminated site and sediment cleanups at NPL and non-NPL sites under CERCLA and other environmental authorities
Oil spill enforcement matters and associated cleanup negotiations with EPA, state and local authorities and related third-party litigation
Advising on the environmental issues and risks associated with mergers and acquisitions, financing and public offerings

Prior to joining Latham & Watkins in 2001, Mr. Karg was an Associate Regional Counsel for the US EPA, Region V (Chicago), where he enforced virtually every major federal environmental law against facilities in the Midwest. While at the EPA, Mr. Karg worked extensively on Clean Air Act matters, including enforcement against the chemical, oil and gas, automotive and manufacturing sectors.

Mr. Karg is a frequent speaker and writer on environmental topics. He is a member of the Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental Law Section of the ABA and the Illinois State Bar Association.

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Karl A. Karg
Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP
Education
JD
Class of 1994

Vermont Law School is a private, American Bar Association-accredited law school located in South Royalton, Vermont. Vermont Law School was established in 1972 .

BS
Class of 1989

Arizona State University (commonly referred to as ASU or Arizona State) is a national space-grant institution and public metropolitan research university located in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area of Arizona. ASU is the largest public university in the United States by enrollment. Founded in 1885 as the Tempe Normal School for the Arizona Territory, the school came under control of the Arizona Board of Regents in 1945 and was renamed Arizona State College. A 1958 statewide ballot measure gave the university its present name, making Arizona State one of the nation's newest public research universities.

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American Bar Association provides legal services. It provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, legal information and other services to assist legal professionals. The firm has members which include judges, court administrators, law professors, and non-practicing attorneys. The company was founded on August 21, 1878 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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Founded in 1877, the Illinois State Bar Association is the premier legal association in the state. As a voluntary organization of more than 30,000 members, the Association's primary focus is to assist Illinois lawyers in the practice of law and to promote improvements in the administration of justice. The Association engages in many important activities on behalf of the profession — among them proposing and shaping legislation, educating the public, and supporting the courts and the rule of law

Career History
Partner
2001 - Current

Latham & Watkins LLP is a full-service law firm. The firm offers services in the areas of finance, litigation, tax, banking, life sciences, private equity, real estate, government relations, employment law, and outsourcing. The firm practices in a spectrum of transactional, litigation, corporate, and regulatory areas. Latham & Watkins was established in 1934 and is based in New York, New York.

Associate Regional Counsel, Region 5
Prior

United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or sometimes USEPA) is an agency of the U.S. federal government which was created for the purpose of protecting human health and the environment by writing and enforcing regulations based on laws passed by Congress.

Political Donations
$2,000
2008

Former President of United States

$500
2007

Former President of United States

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