Julie A. Weisman
Julie A. Weisman
Ms. Weisman has an extensive environmental practice, which currently revolves around climate change issues, the purchase and sale of carbon credits, and the assistance of clients involved in regulatory enforcement matters, NEPA litigation and alternative and renewable energy business deals. In addition, she advises clients on environmental issues that arise in commercial transactions. She has represented a variety of parties in commercial negotiations worldwide and frequently has been involved in issues pertaining to carbon credits, green building, permitting and the remediation of contamination associated with such transactions. She also focuses on exposure issues related to the presence of heavy metals, asbestos and mold.
In addition, Ms. Weisman has experience regarding regulatory approvals and the importation of products into the United States from international sources. For example, she obtained an import license from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau to bring in wines and other alcoholic beverages from overseas. In addition to importing wine from Bulgaria, and dealing with issues such as customs, safety, labeling, and potential trademark infringement, she also has worked with vintners in France and Israel. She has counseled companies regarding the import of nutritional supplements and regulatory requirements associated with them, and has advised prospective importers of new medical and water treatment technologies regarding potential FDA and EPA compliance issues. Ms. Weisman also has represented importers of children’s jewelry and other products from China and has assisted a manufacturer of cosmetics with regulatory issues.
- 1985 New York
- 1997 District of Columbia
- Currently serves on the boards of the Pacific Forest Trust and the DC Board of the Jewish National Fund
- Founding member of the Water Resources Action Project, a new NGO which focuses on providing water to underserved communities in the Middle East
- U.S. Department of Justice, Lands and Natural Resources Division Honors Program, National Wildlife Federation, Private Practice
- Worked with the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society to assist refugees from former Soviet Union obtain citizenship
- Developed and implemented reading and writing tutoring program for third graders at inner city elementary school
- Volunteered at N Street Village, a local shelter for homeless women
- B.S., 1975 Duke University (cum laude)
- M.F.R., 1979 The University of Georgia
- J.D., 1982 Emory University School of Law