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Christine  G. Wyman
Christine G. Wyman
Senior Principal
Christine  G. Wyman

Christine G. Wyman

Senior Principal

About Christine

Christine Wyman assists clients in developing policy strategies and implementing them through effective participation in the legislative and regulatory process.  Her work covers a broad range of issues, including energy, environmental, permitting, and pipeline safety.  Her experience includes advocating for energy, oil and gas, and industrial clients before Congress and a variety of federal agencies, including the White House, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Department of Interior, and U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration.

Christine launched her legal career at an international law firm, where she represented clients in a broad range of environmental matters, including defending energy utilities and industrial clients facing government enforcement actions, providing counsel on compliance with federal environmental regulations, and advocating for clients’ interest through the federal rule-making process.

Prior to joining Bracewell, Christine was senior counsel at the American Gas Association where she advocated for natural gas utilities on federal environmental, energy, and pipeline safety matters.

Experience

Recent Notable Matters

Major Electrical Utility — provided advice on a range of air and water policy issues

Multinational industrial gas company — developed legal and political strategy to support the predictable sun setting of a regulatory program

Multinational LNG export facility — advised on policy issues related to PHMSA regulation

Energy infrastructure trade association — developed and implemented policy strategy regarding the federal permitting process

Multiple appliance manufacturers — drafted and filed an amicus brief in support of a petition for certiorari related to an EPA regulatory program

Credentials

Education

Georgetown University Law Center,
J.D.
2011
cum laude
Duke University,
M.E.M.
2008
University of North Carolina at Asheville,
B.S.
2002

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia
Maryland

Affiliations

Energy Bar Association
Women’s Council on Energy and the Environment

News

Insights

Insights

Trump Administration Proposes Unprecedented and Comprehensive Revisions to NEPA Regulations

January 16, 2020
Energy Legal Blog®

The National Environmental Policy Act (“NEPA”) -- a law that has been referred to as the “Magna Carta” of the nation’s environmental laws – turned 50 years old on January 1, 2020. On January 10, the White House Council on Environmental Quality (“CEQ”) published a...

Highlights from the Trump Administration’s Rulemaking Agenda

July 9, 2019
Energy Legal Blog®

The Office of Management and Budget’s Spring 2019 Unified Regulatory Agenda includes many items with significant implications for the energy and infrastructure sectors. This blog post offers highlights from the Agenda, with an emphasis on upcoming actions...

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit’s Decision to Vacate Mountain Valley Pipeline Nationwide Permit

November 28, 2018
Energy Legal Blog®

On November 27, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued the most recent in a series of decisions from various courts affecting the federal permitting and construction of interstate pipelines. Sierra Club v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, No. 18-1173...

White House Encourages Coordination of Infrastructure Permitting Through One Federal Decision Memorandum

April 27, 2018
Energy Legal Blog®

On April 9, 2018, the White House announced that twelve federal agencies had signed the One Federal Decision Memorandum (“MOU”), establishing a coordinated and timely process for environmental...

DC Circuit Vacates EPA’s Initial Stay of Methane Rule Requirements

July 6, 2017
Energy Legal Blog®

On July 3, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued a decision vacating the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (“EPA’s”) initial 90-day stay of parts of the 2016 rule establishing methane emissions standards for the oil and gas...

EPA Proposes Additional Two-Year Stay of Parts of the Methane Rule

June 14, 2017
Energy Legal Blog®

On June 13, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a pre-publication proposed rule that would grant an additional two-year stay to the effectiveness of certain portions of the 2016 rule establishing methane emissions standards for the oil and gas...

EPA Announces Reconsideration and Stay of Additional Parts of the Methane Rule

June 1, 2017
Energy Legal Blog®

On May 26, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a pre-publication notice that announced the reconsideration and a three-month stay to the effectiveness of certain portions of the 2016 rule establishing methane emissions standards for the oil...

Noteworthy

Noteworthy

The Legal 500 United States
Government Relations, 2020
Intern
Department of Justice, Environmental and Natural Resources Division
Intern
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Events