Christopher Y. Eddy

Christopher Y. Eddy Environmental Attorney Robinson Cole
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Professional Biography

Christopher Y. Eddy focuses his practice in the areas of environmental law, environmental litigation, facility siting, retail energy supply and utility regulatory law. He is an associate in our firm’s Environmental, Energy + Telecommunications group.

Environmental Law

Chris has extensive experience counseling clients on a wide variety of environmental issues. Chris has guided clients through matters involving the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, the Clean Air Act, and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. He has also helped clients evaluate, manage, and plan for environmental risks associated with contaminated properties and their potential liability under state and federal law.

Chris has also counseled clients related to toxic torts involving issues such as fugitive dust and groundwater contamination. He has helped guide clients through all aspects of toxic tort litigation including initial dispostive motions, discovery, challenges to expert witnesses, motions in limine, and trial.

Land Use

Chris represents clients before the Connecticut Siting Council and other state and local land use boards related to renewable energy facilities, telecommunications facilities, and local zoning matters.

Retail Energy Supply

Chris also has experience counseling retail energy suppliers before the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) on issues such as regular reporting requirements, comments on PURA proposed decisions, the Renewable Portfolio Standard, and responding to PURA-issued interrogatories.

Christopher Eddy is an associate in the firm’s Environmental, Energy + Telecommunications Group, and focuses his practice in the areas of environmental law, environmental litigation, retail energy supply and utility regulatory law. 

While in law school, Chris was a Notes Editor on the First Amendment Law Review and a competing member of the Civil Rights Team of the Holderness Moot Court. He also worked for Pisgah Legal Services in Asheville, North Carolina, in its domestic violence and housing divisions in which he assisted clients pursuing permanent restraining orders and facing imminent evictions. Chris also drafted settlement agreements, consent judgments, divorce filings, and motions for summary judgment during his time at Pisgah Legal Services. Chris was a summer associate in Robinson+Cole’s summer program.

Prior to law school, Chris worked as a paralegal at an intellectual property litigation firm. During his time as a paralegal Chris prepared for depositions, assembled materials for Inter Partes Review filings, and prepared documents in relation to pretrial orders and briefings.

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