Emilee Mooney Scott

Associate

  • Overview

    Biography

    Emilee Mooney Scott is an associate in Robinson+Cole's Environmental + Utilities Group with experience in facility compliance and transactional matters. Her experience includes a several-month secondment in the legal department of a multinational manufacturer, where she worked closely with the in-house and outside environmental and transactional counsel as well as corporate and facility environmental personnel. 

    Compliance

    Ms. Scott assists clients in complying with federal and state environmental laws, with a particular focus on the management of hazardous and toxic substances.  In particular, Ms. Scott has assisted clients with Toxic Substances Control Act registration and reporting requirements, the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act compliance, and facility chemical safety matters.

    Transactional

    Ms. Scott helps clients understand, manage and limit environmental risk associated with business and property transactions. She also assists clients in complying with transaction-triggered compliance requirements like the Connecticut Transfer Act.

    Prior to joining Robinson+Cole, Ms. Scott was a legislative fellow for the Connecticut General Assembly's Office of Legislative Research, where she conducted nonpartisan legal and public policy research. Before attending law school, she was a research analyst at an economic consulting firm in Massachusetts, assessing mass tort and environmental liabilities of companies in energy and mineral processing sectors.

  • Experience
    • Professional Associations

      Professional Associations

      American Bar Association
      Chair of the Special Committee on Young Lawyers of the Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources (SEER) (2014 - 2015)
      Participant in SEER's Leadership Development Program (2014 - 2015)
    • Honors + Awards

      Honors + Awards

      Listed as a Rising Star in Connecticut Super Lawyers® in the area of Environmental for 2015 and 2016 (Super Lawyers is a registered trademark of Key Professional Media, Inc.)
       

    • Community Involvement

      Community Involvement

      Town of West Hartford
      Member, Conservation & Environment Commission (2016)
  • NEWS + PRESS
    • Publications

      Publications

      "Environmental Year in Review: Decisions Reinforce DEEP's Authority," published in Connecticut Law Tribune (9/19/2016)
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      "Rulings Put Limits on State Regulators and Intervenors," published in Connecticut Law Tribune (9/14/2015)
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      "Chemical Regulation in the Laboratories of Democracy," published in Natural Resources & Environment, a publication of the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources (Spring 2015)

      "Is the Chemistry Right for Chemical Safety Reform," published in Connecticut Law Tribune (3/23/2015)
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      "Fresh Lessons About Wetlands, Permits and Appeals," published in Connecticut Law Tribune, co-authored with Candace M. Cunningham (9/22/2014)

      "FTC Provides Primer On 'Green' Paint Marketing," published in Connecticut Law Tribune (4/8/2013)

      "Ruling Paves Way for Clean Water Act Litigation," published in Connecticut Law Tribune, co-authored with Robert S. Melvin (4/9/2012)

      "Falling on Your Sword: Self-Created Hardship and Variances," published in Connecticut Law Tribune (4/11/2011)

      "Bona Fide Protection: Fulfilling CERCLA’s Legislative Purpose by Applying Differing Definitions of 'Disposal'," published in Connecticut Law Review (2/2010)

    • Presentations

      Presentations

      "Regulatory Trends and Outlook for 2017," presented at Presentation to the Connecticut Environmental Forum (CEF), co-presented with Todd R. Berman, Robert S. Melvin and Brian C. Freeman, Presented to the Connecticut Environmental Forum (CEF), Wethersfield, CT (2/1/2017)
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      "Environmental Regulatory Trends and Outlook for 2017: What You Need To Know," presented at R+C Environmental & Utilities Practice Group webinar/seminar, co-presented with Brian C. Freeman, Robert S. Melvin, Todd R. Berman and Earl W. Phillips Jr. (1/18/2017)
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      "Environmental and Compliance Trends for 2017: Practical Strategies for Staying Ahead of Regulatory Changes," presented at BLR webinar, co-presented with Todd R. Berman and Brian C. Freeman, webinar (11/30/2016)
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      "Corporate Environmental & Sustainability Reporting: Environmental and Legal Perspectives," at Massachusetts Chemistry & Technology Alliance, Inc. (MCTA), co-presented with Karla L. Chaffee (12/12/2013)

    • News

      R+C in the News

      • February 7, 2017

        Environmental + Utilities Group Members Speak on 2017 Regulatory Outlook at CEF Forum

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      • December 1, 2016

        Robinson+Cole Environmental + Utilities Group Members Present on Compliance Trends for 2017

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      • September 30, 2016

        Emilee Mooney Scott Publishes Environmental Year in Review Article for Connecticut Law Tribune

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      • October 28, 2015

        Robinson+Cole Lawyers Publish Articles in Connecticut Law Tribune's Connecticut Supreme Court Section

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      • April 20, 2015

        Robinson+Cole Lawyers Publish Articles for Special Edition of Connecticut Law Tribune

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      • November 17, 2014

        Hartford Lawyers Co-author Connecticut Law Tribune Article

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      • September 18, 2014

        Hartford Lawyer to Chair ABA SEER Committee

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      • August 14, 2014

        Robinson+Cole Lawyers Host Networking Event at 2014 ABA Annual Meeting

      • January 9, 2014

        Environmental and Utilities Lawyers Speak at MCTA Meeting

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      • November 11, 2013

        Hartford LandLaw Lawyers Participate in Environmental Justice Panel

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      • April 23, 2012

        Environmental and Utilities Lawyers Write About Supreme Court Decision on Clean Water Act

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      • April 14, 2011

        Land Law Associates Write Articles for Connecticut Law Tribune

      R+C News Releases

      • October 18, 2016

        Robinson+Cole Lawyers Recognized by Super Lawyers®

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      • October 11, 2016

        Emilee Mooney Scott Appointed to West Hartford Conservation & Environment Commission

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      • October 19, 2015

        Robinson+Cole Lawyers Recognized by Super Lawyers®

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      • May 7, 2012

        R&C Associates Spend Happy Hour with First Lady Cathy Malloy

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      • April 6, 2011

        Robinson & Cole Welcomes 10 New Attorneys

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