Cozen O’Connor: Mulkey, Marcia

Marcia Mulkey

Of Counsel

Philadelphia

(215) 665-2122

(215) 665-2013

Recent Publication:

EPA Issues New CERCLA Guidance on Liability Protections for Current/Potential Impacted Site Owners

If you’re back to work navigating the complexities of cleaning up a brownfields site, you’re in luck. The EPA issued an update to “Enforcement Discretion Guidance” for enforcement personnel as it relates to liability protections under the 2002 Brownfields Amendments to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA).

Marcia works on a wide range of federal and governmental regulatory matters and environmental issues and related transactions. She delivers insightful and informed advice and services to the firm's clients across a broad range of legal matters. Marcia has a special interest in environmental compliance and enforcement, chemical regulation, and matters connected to her recently concluded service with the U.S. Environmental  Protection  Agency, where she long served as regional counsel for the Mid-Atlantic region along with positions as national director of the offices of pesticides programs, site remediation enforcement, and policy, economics, and innovation. She was recognized with the Distinguished Career Service Award, capping a career that included two Presidential Rank Awards.

Marcia is a graduate of Harvard Law School and the University of Georgia, where she was recently recognized with a Distinguished Alumnus Award.  

News

Cozen O’Connor Welcomes Former EPA Senior Counsel Marcia Mulkey to its Utility, Environmental & Energy Practice

December 03, 2018

Mulkey will provide guidance on federal environmental regulation, compliance, and enforcement.

Publications

EPA Issues New CERCLA Guidance on Liability Protections for Current/Potential Impacted Site Owners

September 09, 2019

If you’re back to work navigating the complexities of cleaning up a brownfields site, you’re in luck. The EPA issued an update to “Enforcement Discretion Guidance” for enforcement personnel as it relates to liability protections under the 2002 Brownfields Amendments to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA).

States Ratcheting Down on PFAS Compounds, Moving Ahead of Federal Government [Alert]

July 31, 2019

Marcia Mulkey and Peter J. Fontaine discuss New Hampshire's drinking water maximum contaminant levels (MCLs) for PFOS and PFOA, which will go into effect October 1, 2019.

PFAS and Public Water Supply in Pennsylvania: Challenges & Opportunities [Alert]

May 20, 2019

Peter Fontaine, Michael Klein, and Marcia Mulkey discuss the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection's tracking approximately 19 sites with known contamination with PFOA and PFOS and its PFAS sampling plan, targeting 300 public water supplies with elevated potential for contamination and testing for six PFAS compounds

Education

  • Harvard Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1976
  • University of Georgia, M.A.
  • University of Georgia, B.A.
  • District of Columbia
  • Pennsylvania