Marissa Grace Nortz
(304) 353-8156
Office: Charleston
J.D. West Virginia University
B.A. West Virginia University
Licensure: WV
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Marissa Grace Nortz concentrates her practice in the areas of environmental and administrative laws. Marissa regularly assists in matters involving permitting and regulatory requirements for water and wastewater, solid and hazardous waste, air emissions, and other environmental and regulatory matters. Marissa has assisted in the preparation and presentation of appeals before a variety of administrative boards, and has experience regarding NPDES permitting and compliance matters for both municipal and industrial clients.

Work Experience

2015 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2014 Summer Associate, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2013 Summer Associate, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Key Experience

Assisted in the representation of numerous industrial and municipal clients before state administrative boards
Regularly assists in the negotiation of terms and conditions of NPDES permits with state agencies for both large industrial discharges and publicly owned wastewater treatment facilities
Assisted in the performance of environmental due diligence for the investment in a multi-billion dollar intrastate natural gas pipeline.

Memberships & Awards

National Association of Women Lawyers
Phi Beta Kappa
WVU College of Law Moot Court Board
George C. Baker Moot Court Competition Winner
Order of the Barristers