Felicia has advocated for clients on landmark issues in administrative rulemakings and related litigation. She advises on complex environmental compliance issues, assists with internal investigations and enforcement defense, and evaluates the environmental aspects of complex transactions. 

Felicia represents companies and trade associations across several sectors of the US economy. Her clients include oil and gas companies, electric utilities, automotive companies, and small family businesses. She has significant experience with Clean Air Act rulemaking and administrative proceedings before the US EPA. She also litigates in the DC Circuit.

In addition to her work involving the Clean Air Act, she has experience with several major federal environmental statutes, including Clean Water Act, National Environmental Policy Act, Endangered Species Act, Migratory Bird Protection Act and the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act. Felicia has conducted internal investigations and defended administrative, civil, and criminal enforcement actions involving these and other federal environmental statutes. In these matters, Felicia draws from her substantial regulatory and administrative experience. 

Prior to joining Hunton & Williams LLP, Felicia held two clerkships. The first was for the Honorable Joseph R. Goodwin, Chief Judge, in the Southern District of West Virginia, and the second was for the Honorable Mary Beck Briscoe, Chief Judge, in the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. She is admitted to practice before the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit and the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Relevant Experience

  • Prepares comments on EPA rulemakings under the Clean Air Act (CAA)
  • Assists clients in obtaining administrative reconsideration of EPA rulemakings under the CAA
  • Represents clients in judicial challenges to CAA rulemakings
  • Advises clients on emerging state climate change laws and regulations
  • Advises clients on Clean Water Act (CWA) regulatory requirements
  • Prepares comments on rulemakings under the Endangered Species Act (ESA)
  • Performs environmental due diligence

Awards & Recognition

  • 2017 Chambers USA Environment Law Firm of the Year