Ryan J. Carra

Ryan J. Carra Environmental Attorney Beveridge & Diamond Washington, DC
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Professional Biography

A Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry compliments Ryan's law practice.

Ryan uses his extensive technical background to counsel clients in the chemicals, products, and energy sectors regarding environmental regulatory issues. Ryan’s experience includes:

  • Advising clients on Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) matters, including implementation of the 2016 reform legislation.
  • Advising product manufacturers, retailers, and other clients on extended producer responsibility, waste classification, chemical hazard classification, chemical notification requirements, and product materials restrictions both domestically and abroad.
  • Reviewing marketing materials and drafted internal guidance documents for companies seeking to ensure compliance with environmental marketing enforcement guidance around the globe, including the Federal Trade Commission’s Green Guides.
  • Negotiating with Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Justice officials on Clean Air Act Prevention of Significant Deterioration enforcement matters.
  • Briefing a National Environmental Policy Act matter in both federal district and appellate courts.
  • Working closely with federal regulators to draft environmental covenants containing complex land use restrictions.


  • Chemicals
  • Chemicals Regulation
  • Product Stewardship, Global Supply Chains
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Ryan J. Carra is a Principal with Beveridge and Diamond in the electronics, chemicals, and energy sectors regarding a variety of environmental regulatory issues, and his product liability expertise related to chemical regulation in a variety of products was selected for a 2019 National Law Review Go-To Thought Leadership award. He covers cleaning product disclosures, packaging legislation and plastics bills in US states and the European Union, ensuring National Law Review readers have the important information they need.


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