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mbalaster@reedsmith.com

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Mary concentrates her practice in environmental, health and safety-related matters, providing both up front compliance counseling and responsive advocacy in the event of an incident. She has extensive experience in crisis management matters involving spills, toxic releases and other workplace incidents. She counsels clients in connection with major industrial accidents, crisis response, process safety incidents and workplace fatalities. In addition, she works extensively with technical experts and auditors to provide compliance advice regarding existing or developing safety programs at complex facilities.

Credentials

  • University of Houston Law Center, J.D.
  • Rice University, M.S.
  • Rice University, B.A.

  • Texas

  • American Bar Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Association of Women Attorneys Foundation, Trustee
  • Galveston Bay Foundation, Circle of Friends