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Paulina Slagter

Paulina Slagter is a white collar and litigation associate in Covington’s Los Angeles office. She has conducted internal investigations into complex and sensitive matters. Ms. Slagter’s white collar practice spans a vast array of industries, with a particular focus on financial institutions, defense contractors, and sports organizations. She specializes in defending multinational companies against enforcement actions brought by state and federal agencies. Ms. Slagter has litigated securities fraud claims and defended individual officers of major financial institutions in class action suits. She also maintains an active pro bono practice with a focus on racial and economic justice.

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The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Proposed Changes to State and Tribal Certification Authority under Clean Water Act Section 401

Companies seeking approval for pipelines got some encouraging news from a Trump Administration proposal to cut back on states’ authority to block pipelines by withholding state water quality approvals, but environmentalists and states continue to express skepticism and are likely to sue. On August 22, the EPA proposed its Updating Regulations on Water Quality Certification  … Continue Reading