Sarah advises clients in navigating complex regulatory, transactional and enforcement matters. She provides her clients with thoughtful solutions and strategic advice on various State and Federal regulations impacting businesses operating in the energy, environmental and food & beverage industries.
Prior to joining Bond, Sarah was in-house counsel to a renewable energy company where she was an integral member of the management team and oversaw all legal affairs of the company’s core operating entities, two tax equity funds and three sale-leaseback funds worth over $75,000,000. Sarah continues to represent clients in the energy industry with the evaluation of clean energy and renewable portfolio standards, emerging energy policies, financing, renewable energy credits, tax credit leveraging, power purchase agreements, and siting of large scale renewable energy facilities in front of the New York State Siting Board and the New York Public Service Commission.
Sarah also advises clients on strategic solutions stemming from regulatory requirements related to air emissions, OSHA, water discharges, bulk chemical and petroleum-based use and storage, and solid and hazardous waste management and disposal requirements. Sarah also conducts compliance reviews and internal investigations involving state and federal regulatory bodies under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), the New York State spills program, and the New York State Brownfield program.
Food & Beverage
Sarah’s regulatory work also includes the representation of clients in the cannabis, hemp, wine, brewing and cosmetics industries. In this field, she assists clients with risk management, product labeling, safety and general compliance with State and Federal law, including, but not limited to, the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, the 2018 Farm Bill, the Federal Trade Commission Act, and the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act.
In addition to her work at Bond, Sarah is a Captain in the United States Army Reserves.