Roetzel & Andress is pleased to announce that Gary Pasheilich has joined the firm’s Columbus office as a shareholder in the Environmental, Energy and Health & Safety Group in Columbus.
“I am delighted to welcome Gary to Roetzel,” said Shane Farolino, Practice Group Manager of the Environmental, Energy and Health & Safety Group. “He is a fantastic attorney and not only makes a great addition to the firm, but will also bring tremendous value to our clients.”
Pasheilich focuses his practice on compliance and permitting counseling, as well as civil and administrative litigation under the major federal and state environmental, health and safety laws, including (but not limited to) the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), and Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards. A significant portion of his practice also involves counseling clients as to environmental due diligence for various commercial real estate, tax credit, investment and M&A transactions.
Pasheilich previously served as an assistant attorney general in the Environmental Enforcement Section of the Ohio Attorney General’s Office where he was trial counsel in numerous matters involving air pollution permitting and enforcement. He has briefed and argued before the Tenth District Court of Appeals, the Ohio Supreme Court, and various Ohio courts of common pleas. Pasheilich represented the Director of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency in appeals before the Environmental Review Appeals Commission, involving a wide range of permitting and rule-development issues.
Pasheilich earned his J.D. from Capital University and his B.A. from The Ohio State University. Currently, he serves as the Chair of the Environmental Law Committee of the Columbus Bar Association.