Maureen Crough is counsel in Sidley's New York office. For several years, Maureen Crough has represented domestic and non-US purchasers, sellers, lenders, landlords and tenants in the environmental aspects of a broad range of financial transactions. Ms Crough has been involved in numerous aspects of environmental due diligence, evaluation of environmental insurance for use in transactions, negotiation of environmental provisions in acquisition and loan agreements, resolution of environmental matters in bankruptcy and environmental counselling pertaining to financial transactions. In related matters, she represents clients in buyer/seller environmental dispute resolution, and counsels clients in the requirements of US and state environmental regulatory compliance and the development and implementation of environmental management systems. Her practice also includes representing clients in Superfund matters and the performance of voluntary cleanups in state programmes.
Ms Crough's recent experience includes: representing European and Asian lenders in connection with environmental issues in financing the approximately $2.5 billion Cape Wind offshore wind project; advising multi-national, diversified manufacturing corporation analyse and manage risks of acquiring corporation potentially liable for contamination on Long Island; and advising an international steel corporation about environmental issues, including the purchase of insurance, during the sale of its US operations.
Ms Crough received her JD (cum laude) from the University of Michigan Law School in 1986 - where she was editor-in-chief of the University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform - and her AB (magna cum laude) from Princeton University in 1983.
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