Ms. McCaffery has been a land use and environmental lawyer for more than twenty years. Ms. McCaffery's expertise includes coordinating complex transactions and regulatory approval matters for corporate and institutional clients throughout the U.S. She has worked on real estate development projects and land sales, overseeing compliance and due diligence and adding legal insight to consultants' work product. Ms. McCaffery's practice focuses on permitting, approvals, legal and regulatory compliance and contract management.
Ms. McCaffery currently serves as Vice President and General Counsel for the Real Estate division of EnviroBusiness, Inc. d/b/a EBI Consulting. EBI Consulting is a premier national firm, providing environmental consulting and due diligence services. Industries served include real estate, telecommunications, life sciences, and manufacturing. She focuses on all aspects of due diligence services for commercial real estate investment and finance industries. Responsibilities also include advising and managing corporate strategic legal initiatives, managing real estate and corporate best practices, as well as corporate permitting, client and subcontractor contract management, and insurance.
At Boreal Renewable Energy Development, Ms. McCaffery offered broad in-house legal experience in environmental planning and siting of renewable energy installations. Ms. McCaffery managed the Federal, State and local regulatory permitting process for all project phases, including design, construction, and operation. Ms. McCaffery’s experience also includes the analysis and negotiation of renewable energy project documents, including equipment purchase agreements, power purchase agreements, construction and maintenance contracts, and equipment warranty agreements.
At Boston law firms Bingham McCutchen LLP and Goulston &Storrs LLP, Ms. McCaffery worked with a wide range of clients, including several lenders participating in nationwide cogeneration projects and a buyer of electric utility assets in Massachusetts. She reviewed and analyzed the operational permits and quantified specific environmental compliance costs. Able to see both sides, Ms. McCaffery has prosecuted and defended hazardous waste cases, including Superfund sites. She also has supported internal operations, advising clients on environmental audit procedures.
Ms. McCaffery is a graduate of The University of Pennsylvania and Boston University Law School. She is admitted to the Massachusetts Bar.
Ms. McCaffery is a member of the Board of Directors of the New England Corporate Counsel Association. Ms. McCaffery is also a former member of the City of Cambridge Conservation Commission.
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