Overview

Tasha is an associate in the firm’s Environmental practice. She provides environmental counseling on business, regulatory and legislative matters; defends clients’ interests in environmental enforcement actions; and advises on compliance with environmental regulations including CERCLA and RCRA.

Before joining the firm, Tasha was an Assistant Attorney General in the Water Division of the Ohio Attorney General’s Office’s Environmental Enforcement Section, where she represented the Ohio EPA in civil enforcement cases and administrative appeals. Prior to that, as a William B. Saxbe Fellow in the Environmental Enforcement Section, she participated as counsel before the Ohio Environmental Review Appeals Commission and the Oil and Gas Commission on a variety of cases in different areas of environmental law, and interacted regularly with various state-level policy makers.

Publications

Presentations
  • “Prioritize, Incentivize, Revitalize: U.S. EPA's Ongoing Quest to Reform the Superfund Program,” Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, July 2018
Distinctions
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, 2013
Professional and Civic

Professional Associations

  • Ohio State Bar Association, Environmental Committee, subcommittee co-chair

Professional Activities

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Environmental, Energy and Natural Resources Section, Vice Chair (2017-2018)
  • DRI Women in the Law Section, Webcast, Teleconference, and Podcast Subcommittee, Vice Chair (2018)

Community Activities

  • Downtown Cleveland Residents Association, Governance Committee Member (2017-2018)
  • Legal Aid Society of Columbus