As a member of the Food & Agribusiness industry team, Coty concentrates her practice in the area of environmental law and advises clients on permitting and enforcement defense, environmental, safety and health compliance and environmental liabilities in commercial transactions. She represents clients in the agricultural, mining, specialty chemical manufacturing, transportation, energy and communications industries, as well as financial institutions and municipalities.
Coty’s experience in the food and agribusiness industry includes representation of agriculture seed, fertilizer and pesticide manufacturers, and food processing and distribution companies. She has advised her clients on a broad range of water, air, waste, and health and safety matters. She also has experience with developing compliance plans and responding to government information requests.
Before practicing law, Coty worked for several years in the public and private sectors in environmental testing and quality control and developed practical technical knowledge and abilities that inform her practice through her public works, municipal waste management and public utility (including industrial wastewater regulation) experience.