Brian Malat relies on his regulatory and federal policy background to counsel clients on a wide range of environmental matters, including enforcement, regulatory compliance, and permitting. Brian's experience includes advising clients on matters involving the Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, and Safe Drinking Water Act.

Before joining Hogan Lovells, Brian spent nearly eight years working in government affairs consulting, where he directed the federal policy initiatives for a diverse group of clients, including Fortune 500 energy and transportation companies. In addition, he recently served as a Fellow with the Bryce Harlow Foundation promoting government advocacy and the important role it plays in developing strong regulatory and public policy.

Brian attended law school as an evening student and was a member of both the American University Law Review and the Sustainable Development Law & Policy Brief. While in law school he received the Energy and Natural Resource Scholarship as well as the Sherry Weaver Scholarship for outstanding achievements as an evening student.

Education and admissions

Education

J.D., American University Washington College of Law, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2020

B.A., University of Delaware, 2013

Bar admissions and qualifications

District of Columbia

Representative experience

Assisting a major multinational conglomerate and chemical manufacturer on responding to investigations and information requests from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Conducting internal audits for compliance with the CWA, CAA, RCRA and TSCA at dozens of facilities, and recommending compliance improvements.

Counseling a municipal power company on environmental issues, including compliance with hazardous waste requirements and hazardous waste cleanup.

Assisting a petroleum refiner with compliance issues arising under the Clean Air Act.

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