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McCulloch to chair  Environment, Energy and Resources Book Publishing Board

Megan Conlon McCulloch, a partner in Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP’s Environmental practice, has been appointed as chair of the American Bar Association’s Book Publishing Board for its Environment, Energy and Resources Section.

As chair, McCulloch will provide leadership and oversight to the book program, appoint the other board members, and lead the process of developing books of interest for the 10,000 members of the ABA section by selecting important topics and authors.

In addition, she has been appointed to serve as a member of the Publications Services Group, which is comprised of the publication officer, and all the chairs of section committees responsible for publications.

In her law practice, McCulloch counsels clients regarding a variety of environmental issues and has experience assisting clients in federal and state superfund proceedings, environmental enforcement actions and environmental litigation, counseling clients on environmental compliance issues, and assisting clients with environmental cleanups. She also assists the Sediment Management Work Group with shaping public policy on contaminated sediment management issues at the federal and state levels. 

Aside from her involvement in the ABA, McCulloch is a member of the State Bar of Michigan Section of Environmental Law and the Michigan Association of Environmental Professionals.  She has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by Michigan Super Lawyers from 2008 through 2012.

McCulloch earned a J.D., magna cum laude, at the University of Michigan Law School.  She is also a member of the Order of the Coif.  She earned an M.Sc. in ecology and environmental biology at the University of Alberta, Canada, and a B.S., with high distinction and high honors in biology at the University of Michigan.

Centennial kick-off fest is slated for UDM Law
Alumni, faculty, students and staff will attend a planned Centennial Kick-off Party in the University of Detroit Mercy Law School parking lot on Friday, Aug. 24, from 5-8 p.m.
Celebrate the school’s rich history in the city of Detroit with festivities including a fabulous Motown band, a food truck rally featuring the best of the city’s cuisine and a raffle for door prizes.

Admission is $20 and includes servings from four local gourmet food trucks, beer/wine/soda plus a special signature Centennial Cocktail and parking.

In case of inclement weather, the event will be moved to the atrium.

For more information and to register, go to https://community.udmercy.edu/law-centennial-kickoff-party.