Former EPA Deputy General Counsel Kenneth von Schaumburg Joins Clark Hill PLC, Washington DC
United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Deputy General Counsel,
Kenneth von Schaumburg, has joined the
Ken principally focuses his practice in the areas of environmental and energy law, regulatory counseling and government policy advocacy. He is experienced in representing government and private clients before state and
federal agencies. Ken brings with him extensive professional contacts throughout
Prior to joining Clark Hill, Ken headed the
Ken served as the Deputy General Counsel (2004-2006) and special counsel (2002-2004) to the EPA during the administration of George W. Bush. Within these capacities, he
provided legal and policy advice on a variety of issues to the Administrator and senior officials in the formulation of agency policies.
While at EPA, Ken managed a diverse portfolio of Clean Air Act (CAA), Clean Water
Act (CWA), Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) and Comprehensive Environmental
Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) issues.
He also handled
litigation before the United States Supreme Court and the federal appellate courts.
“Ken is a nationally respected environmental law and policy expert and we are pleased to have him join our growing
Prior to joining EPA, Ken was a partner in a New Jersey-based law firm with substantial environmental, real estate, corporate and government practices. He was also affiliated with a
full-service government affairs and lobbying company, where he represented clients on environmental,
transportation and health issues.
Ken is skilled at advising on election law compliance, having been legal counsel to numerous
federal and state campaigns, including serving as
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