Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP
Brenda L. Clayton practices environmental, energy, and appellate law. Her environmental practice includes regulatory matters involving waste and water such as those arising under the Resource Conservation and Recovery act (“RCRA”), the Clean Water Act (“CWA”), the Texas Water Code, the Texas Solid Waste Disposal Act (“TSWDA”), and other statutes. She handles the defense or prosecution of private environmental litigation such as private suits under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (“CERCLA”) and the TSWDA; citizen suits under RCRA and the CWA; and common law tort actions. She also handles water utility and groundwater district matters. Her energy practice involves regulatory matters and litigation arising from the exploration and production of oil, gas, and other minerals. Ms. Clayton also regularly represents private third parties before the Attorney General in Public Information Act proceedings to protect trade secret or other confidential information.