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Maram T. Salaheldin

Associate
fax +1 202.552.2369

Maram provides environmental management and regulatory compliance support to U.S. and multinational clients, with an emphasis on risks and liabilities arising under environmental, health, safety, and sustainability (EHS&S) laws.

She counsels clients on EHS&S considerations related to the lifecycle of their operations and products, particularly during periods of change, such as expansion into new areas and markets. This includes assisting clients in assessing potential business impacts and opportunities related to emerging trends in law and policy, including developments in international treaties and agreements, such as the Basel Convention and the Montreal Protocol.

In addition to compliance support, Maram provides consultation to clients on environmental management system (EMS) development and implementation, including internal EMS conformance auditing. She aids clients in achieving an effective EMS to manage their organization-specific environmental risks and to contribute to the success of their broader environmental, social, and governance (ESG) program.

Prior to joining Clark Hill, Maram worked in EHS&S compliance and management systems consulting, interpreting and implementing practical applications of U.S. regulations, foreign laws, and international treaties and agreements for government and commercial clients across diverse sectors. Her support to government clients included the United States Agency for International Aid (USAID), National Institutes of Health (NIH), United States Geological Survey (USGS), and Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). Her private sector experience featured consultation services to several Fortune 500 companies on EHS and product stewardship compliance for multiple jurisdictions throughout the Middle East and Africa, including Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Qatar, Mauritius, and the Seychelles.

Maram is also an international speaker and trainer in the EHS&S management and compliance field. She is fluent in English and Arabic (native speaker), has professional working proficiency in French, and has limited working proficiency in Spanish.

Education

J.D., University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland, 2013
B.A., cum laude, Rice University, Houston, Texas, 2010, Double-major in History and Political Science.

Recognitions

SAMTRAC International EHS Certification

Public Service Award – University of Maryland School of Law

Memberships

American Bar Association, Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources (Leadership Development Program 2019-2020; 50th Spring Conference Planning Committee)

DC Bar, Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources Community (Co-Chair, International Environmental and Resource Law Standing Committee)

Rice University Alumni Volunteer Leadership (Washington, DC, Regional Communications Chair)

Languages

Arabic, English, French, Spanish

State Bar Licenses

District of Columbia, Maryland

Court Admissions

U.S. District Ct., District of Maryland
U.S. Court of International Trade
Articles
Presentations
  • Decommissioning/End-of-Life Considerations for Renewable Energy Components (“Spent Materials”)
  • Presenter, “COVID-19 Chaos, Environmental Noncompliance, and Presidential Elections – What’s a Regulated Entity to Do?” Clark Hill Webinar, October 15, 2020
  • “Cultivating Diversity and Inclusion in Environmental Law” Panel for the DC Bar, Washington DC, March 2020
  • USAID Environmental Compliance and Environmentally Sound Design and Management Training Workshops on-site in Dhaka, Bangladesh (December 2017); Maputo, Mozambique (May 2018); Almaty, Kazakhstan (June 2018); and Jinja, Uganda (October 2019)
  • Environmental, Health, Safety & Sustainability (EHS&S) Roundtable, Washington DC, November 2018
  • CHWMEG, Inc. “Global Focus Seminar,” Orlando, FL, April 2015
  • Enhesa “Global EHS Regulatory Forecast,” Webinar, February 2015