Lindsay Dofelmier leverages her deep understanding of environmental regulatory and transactional landscapes to meet strategic business needs. She brings valuable insight to a range of environmental, health, and safety (EHS), natural resource, public lands, and contamination-related issues when dealing with corporate transactions, compliance, and commercial litigation.

Lindsay has worked on an array of environmental matters in connection with the Resource Conservation Recovery Act (RCRA), the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Endangered Species Act (ESA), and the Clean Water Act (CWA).

She also provides comprehensive experience navigating environmental aspects of transactions. This includes conducting due diligence, evaluating applicable and potential future environmental laws and regulations, identifying and managing compliance issues and liabilities, drafting and negotiating EHS provisions, and engaging and managing local counsel and technical experts when needed.

Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, Lindsay served as a law clerk to the Honorable Melinda Harmon of the Southern District of Texas. She was also a legal fellow in Defenders of Wildlife's Colorado office, where she worked on the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments litigation and supported a variety other of legal matters involving the CWA, NEPA, ESA, and the California Endangered Species Act.

Lindsay maintains a robust pro bono practice. Her pro bono activities have included assisting clients with Violence Against Women Act and asylum claims, volunteering to protect voting rights, promoting Native American issues, and participating in environmental matters.

Lindsay is a member of the Turtle Clan of the Onondaga Clear Sky First Nation of the Iroquois Confederacy.

*Practice temporarily authorized pending admission under C.R.C.P. 205.6.

Education and admissions

Education

J.D., The University of Texas School of Law, Order of the Coif, 2015

B.A., University of Washington, cum laude, 2003

Memberships

Houston Bar Association

Bar admissions and qualifications

Texas

Court admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit

Representative experience

Advised an oil and gas company on its definitive merger agreement in an all-stock merger of equals to create an industry-leading diversified oilfield services provider.*

Advised a U.S.-based private equity (PE) firm in its definitive agreement with another PE firm to recapitalize a privately held scientific and industrial instrument distributor.*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

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