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A.J. is an experienced environmental, health and safety (EHS) lawyer, with extensive in-house experience. Prior to joining Reed Smith, A.J. served as in-house health, safety, environmental, and security counsel at one of the world’s largest plastics, chemicals, and refining companies with several petrochemical plants and refineries located in Texas. While in-house, A.J. provided regulatory compliance advice under federal and Texas state EHS laws and defended enforcement actions brought by federal, state, and local authorities, including US EPA, TCEQ, the Texas Attorney General, and Harris County.


  • University of Texas School of Law, LL.M.
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D.
  • Cornell University, B.A.

  • Texas
  • Pennsylvania (inactive status)


  • Selected through peer review for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© "Ones to Watch" list for Energy Law, Environmental Law and Natural Resources Law, 2023-2024