Sean M. Pluta
Areas of Focus
Environmental and Natural Resources
Litigation and Dispute Resolution
, Washington University-St. Louis School of Law
, Chief Project Editor of
Washington University Journal of Law and Policy;
, Tulane University
, Economics, Political Science, International Development, Latin American Studies
State of Missouri, 2017
State of Illinois, 2018
Sean Pluta represents a diverse set of clients on a wide variety of regulatory and environmental litigation matters. He has extensive technical experience applying the latest legal research techniques and navigating through cutting-edge legal resources. Sean’s experience ranges from working in environmental defense, applying for federal and state assistance following natural disasters, and environmental advocacy.
Sean’s experience includes representing clients in various phases of litigation, as well as preparing clients for hearings before government officials. He provides litigation support in all phases of discovery, assists with depositions, and drafts arguments for contested motions. His diligent researching of the ever-changing environmental regulatory frameworks helps keep clients in a position to reduce or eliminate potential liabilities.
Sean has worked on behalf of mine operators to navigate state property law in Illinois. He also helps companies address and comply with federal, state, and local laws relating to hazardous waste disposal. Sean also aids real estate developers in Mississippi and Tennessee in quickly addressing environmental concerns that arise.
American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence, 2017
CALI Award for Academic Excellence in:
Chapter 11 Reorganization
Washington University Dean's Leadership Award, 2017
Student Associate for the Washington University Interdisciplinary Environmental Law Clinic
Student Associate for the Washington University Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic
POTUS Changes WOTUS (“Waters of the United States”)
January 11, 2019
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