Julia’s practice focuses on a diverse mix of environmental litigation, enforcement defense, and regulatory advice.

Her experience includes issues arising under the Clean Water Act and state water quality laws. She navigates clients from all sectors through federal and state government enforcement actions, complex compliance questions, and litigation.

Prior to joining B&D, Julia was an associate at a law firm in Washington, DC, where she assisted municipal clients with environmental permitting, water quality compliance, and litigation. She was a post-graduate legal fellow at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), where she developed advocacy on environmental justice and New York State regional issues, with a focus on the Clean Water Act and Safe Drinking Water Act. Before law school, Julia worked as a legal assistant in the Native American practice group at a law firm in Seattle, Washington.

In law school, Julia participated in the Civil Litigation Clinic and the Environmental Law Practicum. She also interned for the U.S. Department of Justice, Environment and Natural Resources Division (Natural Resources Section), NRDC, and the Honorable Allison D. Burroughs of the U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts.


  • University of Washington  (B.A., 2012)
    • Business (Accounting) and Political Science
  • Boston University  (J.D., cum laude, 2019)
    • Boston University Law Review

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New York

Professional Affiliations

New York City Environmental Law Leadership Institute (Class of 2020)


  • Mandarin Chinese (proficiency)