May Wall

Partner at Winston & Strawn LLP

May Wall

May Wall

Partner at Winston & Strawn LLP

Biography

May Wall
Partner Winston & Strawn LLP
May Wall is a partner in the firm’s environmental law department. She works extensively in identifying, quantifying, and allocating environmental risks in connection with corporate, energy, and real estate transactions. She provides regulatory, enforcement, and compliance counsel to industrial clients, and she works with developers on siting, permitting, and Brownfield cleanup projects. In the transactional area, Ms. Wall represents equity investment groups and strategic buyers, as well as sellers and lenders. Representative transactions include acquisitions and divestitures of companies in the coal, aerospace, chemical, paper, food, publishing, and power production and transmission industries. Ms. Wall also works extensively with the firm’s real estate finance and renewable energy project development clients, including on-shore and off-shore wind projects. Additionally, Ms. Wall advises clients regarding environmental disclosure obligations in SEC filings, especially as to climate change implications, and she assists clients with strategic planning for compliance and environmental enforcement matters. Her work with developers has included, for example, advising a NFL team on environmental matters connected with siting a new stadium in Maryland; advising a client on a significant Brownfield cleanup and development in Northern Virginia; and advising clients on mixed-use smart growth developments in Northern Virginia and Maryland. Prior to and during law school, Ms. Wall served as a legislative aide to U.S. Sen. Charles “Mac” Mathias and as a policy analyst for an environmental consulting firm. Activities: Ms. Wall is a member of Winston & Strawn’s Diversity, Hiring, Women’s Steering, and Pro Bono committees. She is former president and director of the Women’s Council on Energy and the Environment and is a member of the Section on Environment, Energy and Resources of the American Bar Association, including the Environmental Disclosures and Brownfields Transactions subcommittees. She also serves on a legal subcommittee of an ASTM Task Group developing a standard on building energy performance assessments. Education: Ms. Wall received a B.S., cum laude, from the University of Massachusetts in 1977 and a J.D. from the George Washington University in 1986. Speeches and Publications: Ms. Wall lectures at professional development seminars on various environmental topics. She is a contributing author to an annual ABA book, Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation. Legal Services: -Environment and Sustainability -Renewable Energy -Real Estate Industries: -Energy and Utilities -Financial Services and Banking -Manufacturing Admissions: -Virginia -District of Columbia

New Development Winston & Strawn to Offer Scholarships to 15 Diverse GWU Law Students

Media Mention Winston & Strawn Represents Constellation Energy in Purchase of Boston Generating

New Development Winston & Strawn Advises Constellation in Power Plant Portfolio Purchase

Media Mention May Wall Quoted in Carbon Control News

Accolade D.C. Office Honored for Dedication to Literacy Project

Past Events

December 5, 2012 eLunch Coal Combustion Residuals: Regulatory and Enforcement Update
June 13, 2012 Seminar Winston & Strawn Hosts a Meeting of Women in Energy
April 18, 2012 Seminar Hydraulic Fracturing Risks and Opportunities
April 1, 2012 Sponsorship Winston & Strawn Sponsors the Platts Global Power Markets Conference
November 16, 2011 eLunch Hydraulic Fracturing: Regulatory Developments and Litigation Trends
June 29, 2011 Speaking Engagement Wall and Long Discuss EPA Regulation of Coal Ash
April 10-12, 2011 Sponsorship Winston Sponsors and Speaks at Platts 26th Annual Global Power Markets Conference
March 9, 2011 Sponsorship Winston Sponsors Annual WCEE Woman of the Year Dinner
May 25, 2010 Speaking Engagement Winston Partners Spoke on New EPA Regulation of Coal Ash
May 3, 2010 Speaking Engagement Wall Moderates Lunch Discussion on Climate Change
April 29, 2010 Seminar Winston & Strawn Hosts Energy Industry Roundtable in Chicago to Discuss New Coal Combustion Waste
March 11, 2010 Sponsorship Winston Sponsors the WCEE Woman of the Year Gala in Washington, D.C.
February 4, 2010 Seminar Winston & Strawn Hosts Energy Industry Roundtable to Discuss Coal Combustion Waste
January 20, 2010 eLunch Winston Presents an eLunch Briefing on Greenhouse Gas Developments
September 23-26, 2009 Speaking Engagement May Wall Discusses Environmental Disclosure at ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources Law's Fall Summit
August 13, 2009 eLunch William Hall, Jay Holloway, May Wall, and Liz Williamson Present eLunch on Climate Change Developments
July 29, 2009 Sponsorship Winston & Strawn Hosts Women's Council on Energy and Environment Event in D.C. Office
June 16, 2009 Sponsorship Winston & Strawn Sponsors MCCA 2009 Mid-Atlantic Region Diversity Dinner
July 29, 2008 Diversity & Community Event D.C. Office Hosts 1L Diversity Roundtable Event for Area Law Students
February 22, 2007 Diversity & Community Event Firm Supports WCEE Woman of the Year Event
November 14, 2006 Diversity & Community Event Diversity Committee Sponsors Women's Networking Event in D.C.


Legal Services
Environment and Sustainability
Renewable Energy
Real Estate
Industries
Energy and Utilities
Financial Services and Banking
Manufacturing
Law School
George Washington University
JD, 1986
Law School
Virginia
District of Columbia

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Winston & Strawn LLP provides legal services. The company's practice areas include antitrust & trade regulations, employment & labor relations, intellectual property, taxation & trusts, and estates. It was founded in 1853 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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Member, Pro Bono Committee
Current

Winston & Strawn LLP provides legal services. The company's practice areas include antitrust & trade regulations, employment & labor relations, intellectual property, taxation & trusts, and estates. It was founded in 1853 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Political Donations
$1,000
2008

Former President of United States

Transactions
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Silgan Holdings, Inc. purchases Portola Packaging, Inc.

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AmeriGas Partners LP purchases Energy Transfer Partners LP /Propane Operations (2) from ETP Legacy LP

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Constellation Energy Group, Inc. purchases Boston Generating LLC from US Power Generating Co. LLC

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