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

  • Milliken & Company acquires Encapsys, LLCJones Day advised Milliken & Company in its acquisition of Encapsys, LLC, a world leader in microencapsulation delivery systems for the building, construction, paper, bedding and personal care industries.
  • Asbury Automotive Group to acquire Larry H. Miller Dealerships and Total Care Auto for $3.2 billionJones Day is advising Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE: ABG), one of the largest automotive retail and service companies in the U.S., in its acquisition of Larry H. Miller Dealerships, and Total Care Auto, Powered by Landcar for $3.2 billion.
  • Gray Television acquires Third Rail StudiosJones Day advised Gray Television, Inc. in the acquisition of Third Rail Studios in Doraville, Georgia, a movie and television production facility, from The Integral Group.
  • VSE Corporation acquires Global Parts GroupJones Day advised VSE Corporation in the acquisition of Global Parts Group, Inc. in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $38 million.
  • Oglethorpe Power acquires Effingham County Power from Southeast PowerGenJones Day acted as environmental counsel to Oglethorpe Power Corporation in the acquisition of Effingham County Power, a 511 megawatt operating combined-cycle generating and transmission facility located in Rincon, Georgia, from Southeast PowerGen.
  • Delaware North sells Jumer’s Casino & Hotel to Bally's for $120 millionJones Day advised 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 Bally's Corporation for $120 million in cash.
  • Flowers Foods acquires Koffee Kup BakeryJones Day advised Flower Foods, Inc. in the acquisition of Koffee Kup Bakery, Inc.
  • PureCycle Technologies combines with Roth CH Acquisition I Co.Jones Day advised 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.
  • 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.
  • GenOn secures three-year extension of retirement deadline under environmental law for GenOn's Ormond Beach Generating StationJones Day represented GenOn Holdings, Inc. before various energy and environmental regulatory authorities in California to secure a three-year extension of a retirement deadline under environmental law for GenOn's Ormond Beach Generating Station.
  • Nutrien successfully corrects federal standard for mercury air emissions from North Carolina facilityJones Day represented Nutrien Ltd. in successfully correcting a federal standard for mercury air emissions from a facility in North Carolina.
  • 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.
  • Daikin acquires ABCO HVACR Supply + SolutionsJones Day advised Daikin North America LLC, a subsidiary of Daikin Industries, Ltd. and the world's largest manufacturer of heating, cooling, and refrigerant products, in the acquisition of ABCO HVACR Supply + Solutions, the leading full line distributor of HVAC and refrigeration systems and supplies in the Northeastern United States.
  • 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").
  • 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.
  • 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