Aron Schnur is an Associate in the Baltimore office of Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., with a general environmental, regulatory, and litigation practice. Mr. Schnur has counseled clients on a variety of federal environmental laws and their state equivalents, including the Clean Air Act (CAA), Clean Water Act (CWA), and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).
Mr. Schnur’s counseling practice involves all aspects of environmental compliance, with particular focus on the CAA. His experience with the CAA ranges from New Source Performance Standards for petroleum refineries and stationary combustion turbines, to Title V operating permit issues, to preconstruction permit requirements under Prevention of Significant Deterioration and Non-Attainment New Source Review regulations. Mr. Schnur also has substantial experience with EPA’s refinery flaring enforcement initiative, including drafting comments for a major industry trade association on a proposed consent decree.
Mr. Schnur’s litigation experience includes administrative, civil, and criminal proceedings involving a broad array of issues such as the lease of an offshore platform, CAA permitting requirements, and mercury contamination of a residential property.
Beyond his environmental law practice, Mr. Schnur maintains an active pro bono practice, assisting clients with litigation and immigration issues, as well as counseling non-profit entities on a variety of matters.
Mr. Schnur received his legal degree from Georgetown University Law Center, where he was a member of the Dean’s List, Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, and Environmental Law Society. He was also a Pro Bono Pledge honoree for exceptional pro bono and community service contributions, and received an award for the highest grade in Legal Research and Writing.
While attending law school, Mr. Schnur interned for the Honorable Edward J. Damich of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and served as a law clerk at the U.S. Department of Transportation, Office of Inspector General. He also worked as a Research Fellow at an antitrust law think-tank and as a Research Assistant at Georgetown University Law Center. Mr. Schnur earned his undergraduate degree in psychology from Touro College.