MAUREEN CROUGH is counsel in Sidley’s New York office and represents domestic and non-U.S. purchasers, sellers, lenders, landlords and tenants in the environmental aspects of a broad range of financial transactions in the Environmental practice. Maureen is involved in numerous aspects of environmental due diligence, evaluation of environmental insurance for use in transactions, negotiation of environmental provisions in acquisition and loan agreements, resolution of environmental matters in bankruptcy and environmental counseling pertaining to financial transactions. In related matters, she represents clients in buyer/seller environmental dispute resolution, and counsels clients in the requirements of U.S. and state environmental regulatory compliance and the development and implementation of environmental management systems. Her practice also includes representing clients in Superfund matters and the performance of voluntary cleanups in state programs. Maureen has been recognized by Chambers USA (2005–2022) in New York Environment: Mainly Transactional Law where one source says that she “has a business-focused approach and doesn't get caught in the weeds”. Chambers USA 2022 notes that “she is very thoughtful and experienced,” and “very capable at in-person negotiations.” Maureen was also recognized in Who’s Who Legal: Environment (2013–2019) and has been recognized each year since 2010 in The Best Lawyers in America in Environmental Law. She serves as Chair of the Princeton Women’s Network Advisory Council and is a member of the Executive Committee of the Alumni Council of Princeton University.