Alexander C. Woo Associate

Alex represents energy utilities, oil and gas and pipeline companies, real estate developers, financial institutions and industry associations on the full spectrum of environmental issues, including, regulatory and compliance, enforcement actions, litigation, and transactional matters.

Alex also advises clients on climate change policy and litigation under the Clean Air Act (CAA) and state law as well as Clean Water Act (CWA) rulemaking actions. He has prepared comments on federal rulemakings promulgated under the CAA, CWA, and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and participated in litigation challenging CAA regulations. He has supported energy utilities, developers and investors in environmental permitting processes, enforcement actions and litigation. Alex has also conducted environmental due diligence for financial institutions that seek to fund renewable energy projects.

During law school, Alex was a judicial intern for the Honorable David J. Novak of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, and worked as a research fellow at the Lewis B. Puller, Jr. Veterans Benefits Clinic, assisting veterans with claims and appeals for disability benefits. He served as a staff member for the William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal while in law school.


Advise clients on the implications of climate change-related policy and litigation.

Assisted utility prepare for Regional Haze Program’s second implementation period.

Advised client on obtaining CWA permitting for facility expansion project.

Conducted environmental due diligence on behalf of several American financial institutions for funding of various renewable energy projects across the country.

Represented industry participants in DC Circuit litigation challenging the 2015 National Ambient Air Quality Standards for ozone.

Prepared comments on behalf of industry groups on major environmental rulemakings under the CAA, CWA, and NEPA.

  • William & Mary Law School, JD, staff member, William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal, 2018
  • The George Washington University, BA, Political Science; Minor, History; Minor, Korean, magna cum laude, 2013
  • District of Columbia
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