Laura Boorman Truesdale focuses her practice on environmental and regulatory matters, including brownfields redevelopment; environmental due diligence, assessment, and remediation; vapor intrusion and mitigation; enforcement defense; solid and hazardous waste; environmental permitting; and aboveground and underground storage tanks.  Her work includes advising clients regarding various federal, state, and local environmental laws, including the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA or Superfund), the Clean Water Act (CWA), the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), the North Carolina Oil Pollution and Hazardous Substances Control Act (OPHSCA), the North Carolina Inactive Hazardous Sites Response Act (IHSRA), and the North Carolina Brownfields Property Reuse Act.

Laura works closely with developers, contractors and financial institutions to advise them on the purchase, sale, remediation, redevelopment, and financing of contaminated properties or businesses with environmental concerns in complex business transactions. She also assists with the evaluation of environmental issues and resolve impediments to construction, including permitting, remediation, hazardous waste and petroleum cleanup programs, exposure to contamination, underground storage tanks, vapor intrusion issues, and wetlands. She frequently works closely with the firm’s real estate, land use, corporate, and litigation practices.

Prior to joining Alexander Ricks PLLC, Laura practiced environmental law in the Washington, DC office of Venable LLP, and in the North Carolina offices of Troutman Sanders LLP and K&L Gates LLP.