Stacey Caulk represents clients in a wide range of complex environmental and land use matters including transactions, permitting, project approval, compliance, enforcement, and litigation.
Stacey understands the multitude of environmental regulations governing different industries, works to understand clients’ objectives, and delivers strategic, practical advice on matters such as permitting and approval of construction and energy projects, remediation plans, and compliance efforts. Stacey regularly represents clients before the USEPA, Maine DEP, and other state and local environmental agencies, prepares comment letters and applications on behalf of clients, drafts and negotiates agreements, obtains permits, and drafts SEC disclosures. Stacey also has significant experience advising clients about NEPA compliance in conjunction with clean energy projects, including the preparation of Environmental Impact Statements and Environmental Assessments.
Stacey is an experienced practitioner of climate change law and frequently advises clients about the regulation of greenhouse gases, disclosure issues, and sustainability initiatives. She assists clients in developing sustainability strategies and programs, advises clients about making green claims, and has worked with clients to develop product life-cycle assessments.
Stacey brings her sophisticated understanding of environmental law to bear in corporate transactions and advises buyers, sellers, and lenders from a range of industries on environmental issues, disclosures, and contract provisions in connection with mergers, acquisitions, debt offerings, and other ventures. Stacey also helps clients manage post-closure compliance obligations.
Stacey is an experienced environmental litigator and has represented clients in government enforcement actions, Superfund lawsuits, contract disputes, and citizen suits.
Prior to joining Drummond Woodsum, Stacey practiced environmental law at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in Washington, DC. While at Skadden, Stacey worked as a seconded attorney for six months in Pfizer Inc.’s environmental practice group where she managed complex transactional, compliance, and contamination matters, and assisted in the development of Pfizer’s sustainability, green claims, and climate change strategies.
Stacey is an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys exploring Maine’s state parks and land trust sites, gardening, beekeeping, and hiking with her husband and children. She is committed to furthering equitable access to justice and has been active in pro bono legal matters including the successful representation of an individual seeking political asylum in the United States and extensive work on behalf of a non-partisan national civil rights organization to ensure election integrity and voter protection.
Smith College, B.A., 1999
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2007
Juliet Evans Nelson Award for Student Leadership, Smith College
Maine State Bar Association
Smith College Club of Maine, Vice President