MARSHALL R. MORALES is a member of the Environmental practice group in Washington, D.C. His practice focuses on complex environmental litigation, enforcement and regulatory compliance. His experience includes matters involving the Clean Air Act, the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA).
As a litigator, Marshall handles matters in federal and state courts involving challenges to agency actions, citizen suits, and multiparty cost allocations. He also has represented clients in enforcement matters before the Environmental Protection Agency. He counsels clients with respect to chemical regulatory approvals, industrial permitting, consumer and commercial product restrictions, environmental marketing claims and industrial health and safety matters. With an undergraduate degree in Environmental Science, Marshall draws on his extensive technical background to address the scientific and engineering issues in environmental matters.
Within the firm, Marshall serves on the Diversity Committee’s Recruitment and Retention Subcommittee for the D.C. office. Prior to Sidley, Marshall previously served an Assistant Attorney General in the Honors Program of the Washington State Attorney General’s Office. In that position, he gained substantial administrative and appellate litigation experience in energy and occupational safety matters. Additionally, he served as a junior Indian law advisor to various state government programs.
Admissions & Certifications
- District of Columbia
- New York University School of Law, J.D., 2015
- Swarthmore College, B.A. in Environmental Science, 2008