Casey F.Bradford

Partner

Atlanta + 1.404.581.8119

Casey Bradford advises clients on critical environmental matters across the United States in the context of regulatory counseling, policy development, business transactions, and enforcement defense. She has extensive experience in Clean Air Act matters, including New Source Review permitting and challenges to federal rules on regional haze, interstate transport, hazardous air pollutants, and startup, shutdown, and malfunction emissions. In response to final rules, she has represented clients during U.S. EPA reconsideration proceedings and on judicial review.

In public and private transactions, Casey works with clients to recognize deal-specific concerns and develop innovative options for management of material liabilities. Her experience includes advising clients on environmental and land use laws affecting renewable energy projects. She advises renewable energy clients on incidental take permitting and safe harbor agreements under the federal Endangered Species Act, wetlands and construction stormwater permitting, state requirements on stream buffer and erosion planning, and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requirements for federal permitting agencies.

Casey has defended clients against Clean Air Act lawsuits filed by the United States and citizen plaintiffs. She regularly assists clients in responding to agency requests for information and notices of violation under environmental law.

Casey serves on the advisory board for Rivers Alive, a state outreach program to support Georgia's annual volunteer waterway cleanup. In 2019, she was selected to the Institute for Georgia Environmental Leadership (IGEL). She is a graduate of LEAD Atlanta and has an active pro bono practice.

Experience

  • VSE Corporation acquires HAECO Special ServicesJones Day advised VSE Corporation, a leading provider of aftermarket distribution and maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services for land, sea and air transportation assets for government and commercial markets, in its acquisition of HAECO Special Services, LLC from HAECO Airframe Services, LLC, a division of HAECO Americas, in an all cash transaction.
  • PGT Innovations acquires 75% ownership stake in Eco Window Systems for $108 millionJones Day advised PGT Innovations, Inc. in its $108 million acquisition of a 75% ownership stake in Eco Window Systems and its related companies, which are leading manufacturers and installers of aluminum, impact-resistant windows and doors serving the South Florida region, as well as PGTI's related $60 million Rule 144A and Regulation S add-on offering of 6.75% Senior Notes due 2026.
  • HD Supply acquired by The Home Depot, Inc. for $8.8 billionJones Day advised HD Supply, Inc. ("HDS") in its $8.8 billion acquisition by The Home Depot, Inc. ("Home Depot").
  • PureCycle Technologies to combine with Roth CH Acquisition I Co.Jones Day is advising PureCycle Technologies LLC ("PureCycle") in its business combination with Roth CH Acquisition I Co. ("Roth SPAC"), a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition corporation backed by Roth Capital Partners and Craig-Hallum Capital Group, and Roth CH Acquisition I Co. Parent Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Roth CH ("Holdings"), among others.
  • Delaware North to sell Jumer’s Casino & Hotel to Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc. for $120 millionJones Day is advising Delaware North, a global hospitality and entertainment company with operations in the sports, travel hospitality, restaurant and catering, lodging, gaming and specialty retail industries, in the sale of Jumer’s Casino & Hotel in Rock Island, Illinois, to Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: TRWH) for $120 million in cash.
  • Wright Group sold Shadin Avionics to Gardner Standard LLCJones Day advised The Wright Group in the sale of Shadin, L.P., d/b/a Shadin Avionics, a global leader in aviation electronics (avionic) integration and data management solutions, to Gardner Standard LLC.
  • GenOn seeks agency approval to continue power plant operationsJones Day is representing GenOn Holdings, Inc. in securing necessary approvals from California state agencies to continue operating its power generating plant at Ormond Beach, California in order to address electric system resource adequacy shortages identified by the California Public Utilities Commission.
  • OmniMax to sell Euramax Coated Products to ParcomJones Day is advising OmniMax International, Inc. in the sale of its Euramax Coated Products Business, a provider of aluminum coil coating services to the architectural products, recreational vehicles, and transportation markets, to Parcom Capital.
  • Seal for Life acquires Flame Control Coatings, Highland International, LifeLast, and US CoatingsJones Day advised Arsenal Capital Partners ("ACP") on the four acquisitions by portfolio company Seal for Life of Flame Control Coatings, Highland International, LifeLast, and US Coatings, manufacturers of protective coating technologies.
  • Truck-Lite receives significant investment from Genstar CapitalJones Day advised Truck-Lite Co., LLC, a leading provider of safety lighting, filtration systems, and telematics services for commercial vehicles, in connection with Genstar Capital's significant investment in Truck-Lite.
  • Flint Hills Resources sold chemical manufacturing facility to MotivaJones Day advised Flint Hills Resources, LLC, a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., on the sale of its chemical manufacturing facility located in Port Arthur, Texas, to Motiva Enterprises LLC.
  • Hard Rock International acquires JACK Cincinnati Casino and Turfway Park for $745 millionJones Day advised Hard Rock International on the acquisition of JACK Cincinnati Casino, located in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, together with VICI Properties, Inc., and Turfway Park, located in Florence, Kentucky, for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $745 million in cash.
  • Arsenal Capital Partners acquires Seal for Life Industries from Berry Global Group Inc. for $328 millionJones Day advised Arsenal Capital Partners on the $328 million acquisition of Seal for Life Industries from Berry Global Group Inc.
  • Nutrien prepares for engineering stack testsJones Day is assisting Nutrien Ltd. in evaluating possible ramifications of engineering stack tests of air emissions conducted prior to official compliance stack tests.
  • Southern Company sells certain Florida assets to NextEra Energy for $6.5 billionJones Day advised Southern Company in three separate transactions for the sale of several of its Florida assets – Gulf Power Company, Florida City Gas, and the entities holding Southern Power’s interest in Plant Oleander and Plant Stanton – to NextEra Energy (NYSE: NEE) for an aggregate purchase price of $6.5 billion, including total equity value of approximately $5.1 billion.
  • Kenall sold to Legrand, North and Central AmericaJones Day advised Kenall Manufacturing, a leading manufacturer of innovative, energy efficient, and sustainable specification grade lighting and control solutions for commercial, industrial, and institutional buildings, in its sale of the Company to Legrand, North and Central America.
  • HD Supply completes $750 million offering of Senior NotesJones Day represented HD Supply, Inc., one of the largest industrial distributors in North America, in connection with its issuance of $750 million in aggregate principal amount of 5.375% Senior Notes due 2026 in a Rule 144A and Regulation S offering.
  • The Nature Conservancy purchases more than 11,000 acres of property in Camden County, GeorgiaJones Day advised The Nature Conservancy in connection with its purchase of more than 11,000 acres of forested and marshland property in Camden County, Georgia.
  • PCS Phosphate cooperates with North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality to address alleged exceedances of new federal standards for mercury air emissionsJones Day represented PCS Phosphate Company, Inc. in negotiations with the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) concerning alleged exceedances of a new federal standard for mercury air emissions.
  • PCS Phosphate seeks further reconsideration of federal emission standards in front of EPA and U.S. Court of AppealsJones Day is representing PCS Phosphate Company, Inc., PCS Nitrogen Fertilizer, L.P., and White Springs Agricultural Chemicals, Inc. in seeking amendments to the federal air emission standards for phosphoric acid and phosphate fertilizer manufacturers.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • February 28, 2013
      Clean Air Act: Update and Due Diligence Considerations, Jones Day CLE Academy
    • November 9, 2010 and November 17, 2010
      Beyond Cap and Trade: Climate Change Regulation Under the Clean Air Act Arrives
    We use cookies to deliver our online services. Details of the cookies and other tracking technologies we use and instructions on how to disable them are set out in our Cookies Policy. By using this website you consent to our use of cookies.