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Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP

Kelly R. Blackwood

Kelly R. Blackwood

Senior Attorney

Expertise

  • Environmental Law
  • Litigation
  • Environmental Regulatory, Transactional and Litigation

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Profile

Kelly Blackwood is a member of the firm’s Environmental Practice Group and the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. Her practice involves regulatory and litigation work with a wide range of experience in environmental permitting and enforcement matters. Kelly has a strong working relationship with the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality and works regularly with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Kelly has represented clients before Mississippi state courts, the Mississippi Commission on Environmental Quality, and the Mississippi Environmental Quality Permit Board. She has served as lead counsel in negotiating numerous enforcement settlements, and has routinely assisted with obtaining construction and operating permits and advising clients on associated compliance matters. Kelly’s environmental practice also has included property acquisitions, due diligence matters, contaminated properties, brownfield redevelopment, natural resource damages, remediation and restoration, and wetlands assessments.

Kelly is listed in Chambers USA in the category of Environment. She has taught Environmental Law as an Adjunct Professor at the Mississippi College School of Law.

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 1999

Court Admissions
  • United States Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
  • Mississippi Supreme Court

Education

  • Mississippi College School of Law, J.D., 1999
  • University of Mississippi, B.B.A., 1995
Areas of Practice

Environmental Law | Environmental Regulatory, Transactional and Litigation | Litigation | Natural Resources Litigation

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Kelly handles a wide variety of environmental matters for clients with regulatory and litigation needs. She also assists with permitting and compliance matters involving various environmental areas, including water, air, hazardous waste, solid waste, and pesticides. Kelly’s practice includes representation of environmental matters involving property acquisitions, due diligence matters, contaminated properties, brownfield redevelopment, natural resource damages, remediation and restoration, and wetlands assessments.

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