Bradley, M. Ann

Charleston, W.Va.
304.340.3882 - office
304.545.4112 - mobile


  • Miami University, B.S., Ed. in Mathematics, 1969
  • University of Miami, J.D., 1976


  • United States Courts of Appeals for the Fourth and Fifth Circuits
  • United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia
  • West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals
Ms. Bradley has more than twenty-five years of experience in all aspects of environmental law representing a broad array of regulated businesses, including manufacturers, mineral developers and energy producers. Specific areas of her practice include regulatory programs for air, water, hazardous and solid waste, brownfields and corrective action programs, and right to know issues.

Representative Experience

  • Negotiation and appeal of NPDES and RCRA permits in various states and EPA regions
  • Air emissions permitting, including applicability determinations, compliance schedules and consent order negotiations
  • Defense of enforcement actions and penalty assessments under state and federal environmental programs
  • Drafting legislation and lobbying on environmental issues
  • Creating and implementing corporate environmental management systems and audit programs
  • Due diligence investigations related to real estate transactions and financing
  • Development of licensing plans for major facilities
  • Participation in environmental stakeholders groups

Awards and Distinctions

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 1991
  • Martindale-Hubbell Rating: AV (Highest)
  • Ranked in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business for Natural Resources: Environment
  • Listed by Super Lawyers/ West Virginia for Environmental law


  • West Virginia State Bar, Chair, Environmental Committee
  • West Virginia Chamber of Commerce, Environmental Committee, Chair

Selected Publications

  • Coauthor, "West Virginia's Antidegradation Policy for State Waters: From Theoretical Construct to Implementation Procedures," 103 W. Va. L. Rev. 331 (2001)
  • Coauthor, "The Voluntary Remediation and Redevelopment Act - WV Restructures Environmental Liability," 99 W. Va. L. Rev. 455 (1997)
  • "West Virginia Supreme Court Clarifies Deadlines for Enforcement of Environmental Laws/Regulations," West Virginia Manufacturers Association Digest, (August 1997)
  • "Focus: Brownfields, An Economic Development Opportunity," West Virginia Chamber of Commerce The Business Leader, (August 1996)
  • "To Audit? To Disclose? Where's the Rub? EPA Gives Some Guidance," West Virginia Manufacturers Association Digest, (February 1996)
  • Consulting Attorney, Brownfields Law and Practice, Matthew Bender
  • Coauthor, "EPA Enforcement of PCB Regulations: Unsettled Expectations," Environmental Compliance & Litigation Strategy, (October 1995)
  • Contributor, West Virginia Manual of Environmental Law
  • "RCRA Section 3019 - Exposure Information and Health Assessments," Journal of Environmental Permitting, Winter 1992/93
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