Member Spotlight: Amy Wang

September 8, 2020
Written by: Heather Evans
Meet Cape Fear CREW Member Amy P. Wang. 

Amy leads Ward and Smith's Environmental practice with a focus on the environmental aspects of real estate and business transactions, including coastal development. She has built trust with her clients by providing practical business advice and strategies for regulatory compliance; conducting due diligence; remediating contaminated properties; meeting the requirements of coastal development and stormwater permitting standards; and, redeveloping contaminated properties through Brownfields and green building practices. Amy's philosophy of communication and teamwork allows her to establish, maintain, and leverage positive relationships with environmental technical experts and government regulators. Her representative experience includes:
• Defending stormwater and CAMA permits against administrative and judicial challenges
• Assisting corporate and banking clients with projects facing environmental assessment, permitting, and enforcement issues
• Advising industrial and municipal clients on compliance with NPDES wastewater and stormwater requirements
• Assisting developers and commercial and residential community associations with stormwater permits

Amy chairs Ward and Smith's Green Initiative to build and promote environmentally sustainable professional practices within the firm. She also co-chairs the firm's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Group.
Amy was also just named “One of the best lawyers in America” by Best Lawyers 2021!