Andrew ("Drew") Silton's practice encompasses a range of environmental matters that include regulatory counseling, defense of enforcement actions, and complex litigation. He counsels clients across a variety of industries. Drew's experience includes: 1
Drew also assists with the maintenance of the firm’s AgTech Resource Center . Prior to joining Beveridge & Diamond, he was an associate at an environmental and energy law firm in Pennsylvania.
Immediately after graduating from Georgetown University Law Center, Drew served as a special law clerk at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Philadelphia, where he prepared cost recovery and enforcement actions under CERCLA and the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act, and provided analysis and advice on procedural issues unique to CERCLA cost recovery actions. Prior to graduating from law school, he also served as a student intern at EPA in Washington, DC, where he provided research and analysis relating to administrative and international law issues affecting the agency's programs.
During law school, Drew also worked on legal and policy issues surrounding adaption to climate change. Drew served as a research assistant at Georgetown State-Federal Climate Resource Center, where he researched the status of policies designed to adapt infrastructure to climate change.
Drew also served as a student policy analyst at the Harrison Institute for Public Law's Policy Clinic, where he assessed local governments’ authority to employ land use regulations to address climate change impacts.
1 Experience listed here includes work done at prior law firms.