Administrative, Compliance and Environmental Law
Counseling & Litigation
Representing clients in administrative hearings and negotiations with federal and state environmental agencies.
Advise on compliance with state and federal regulatory activities.
Counsels clients on permitting, audits, compliance, and enforcement defense.
Health & Safety Law
Providing counsel on OSHA, Consumer Products Safety, FDA.
Areas of Experience
Knowledgeable Legal Advice Concerning Land, air Water and Other Regulatory Programs
Karen is described as “highly respected,” as having unquestionable “ability, reputation and expertise.” They also noted her extensive background in chemical engineering and environmental management.
Comments from Chambers and Recent Clients
“A wonderful resource for contentious and delicate environmental issues…” and praised her for experience working with regulatory bodies.”
“After 25 years, you can’t get rid of me that easily!”
“Thanks for all your help and advice guiding us through.”
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Who's Who Legal:
South Carolina Super Lawyers
The Best Lawyers in America®
Environmental Law & Litigation,
2012 Columbia Lawyer of the Year
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business
Greater Columbia Business Monthly
“Legal Elite” Environmental
KLAC Law PO Box 6971
Columbia SC 29260
New EPA guidance provides additional criteria to be considered when determining whether site field work should continue or be suspended. By Karen Aldridge Crawford We are monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation as it relates to law and litigation. Find more...
A thoughtful, practical opinion seems to provide the EPA with a tutorial on promulgating a defensible regulation. By Karen Aldridge Crawford On July 2, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit denied a petition for review of the Environmental Protection...