Birmingham, Alabama – Waller, a nationally recognized law firm with offices in Birmingham, today announced that environmental attorney Rebecca Pritchett has joined the local office as partner. Formerly the principal of Pritchett Environmental & Property Law LLC, Pritchett has a broad practice that emphasizes issues pertaining to water, brownfield redevelopment, hazardous waste remediation, permitting, compliance, legislative drafting and lobbying.
A national expert in environmental and natural resources law, Pritchett has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America and Alabama Super Lawyers for the past five years.
“We are thrilled to have Rebecca join our team as partner,” said Larry Childs, partner in Waller’s Birmingham office. “Her leadership and experience in environmental law is unparalleled. She will not only enhance our firm’s existing strengths in these areas, but we also expect her presence to present significant opportunities for Waller in our other practice areas as well. We are pleased to have Rebecca join Waller and excited to see her continued impact inside and outside of Birmingham.”
As partner, Pritchett will continue to expand her legal services and practice, focusing on environmental and natural resource legislation and compliance, litigation, and permitting while also assisting in the firms other manufacturing, real estate, construction and governmental relations services. Prior to joining Pritchett Environmental & Property Law LLC, Pritchett served as chair of the environmental practice at Sirote & Permutt, P.C.
Pritchett earned her JD from University of Oregon School of Law and her BS in Journalism, cum laude, from the University of Southern Mississippi, where she was recently elected to the Foundation Board. Pritchett is a member of the Alabama State Bar and the past chair of the environmental and natural resources section. Pritchett is also actively involved in the Business Council of Alabama and the former chair of environmental legal affairs at Manufacture Alabama.
Waller is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee with offices in Birmingham, Alabama and Austin, Texas. With approximately 200 attorneys, Waller helps clients navigate a diverse range of complex transactional, regulatory and litigation issues across myriad industries. Waller is Nashville’s oldest and largest law firm. Founded in 1905, Waller has client relationships spanning decades because time and again, clients come for the lawyer and stay for the firm. For more information, please visit www.wallerlaw.com.