Tyler Burgess focuses on environmental litigation, enforcement, and regulatory compliance matters. Ms. Burgess has experience practicing under a wide range of federal statutes, including the Clean Water Act (CWA), the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), and Clean Air Act (CAA), as well as related state analogs.
Before starting in private practice, Ms. Burgess was an honors trial attorney in the Natural Resources Section of the US Department of Justice (DOJ). At the DOJ, she defended federal agencies’ decisions under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) as well as public lands, natural resources, and transportation funding laws. Ms. Burgess was twice awarded the Outstanding Performance Award for her work defending environmental reviews for major infrastructure projects.
- JD, University of North Carolina School of Law, with honors
- MS, Horticultural Science, North Carolina State University
- BS, Forest Resources, University of Washington
- District of Columbia
- North Carolina
- Honors Trial Attorney, Natural Resources Section, US Department of Justice