Lori Hinnant Attorney Profile

Lori Hinnant

Member/Partner

Licensed in North Carolina

Phone: 336-817-5993

Email: lhinnant@whelehanlaw.com

Mail: P.O. Box 6093 Raleigh, NC 27628-6093

Lori’s practice encompasses all aspects of environmental and regulatory compliance.

Lori’s industry experience ranges from automotive, energy and renewable energy, health care and life science, financial institutions, product manufacturing, insurance companies, aggregate and mining, petroleum and c-stores, tobacco, hemp and e-cigarettes to agricultural and concentrated animal feeding operations. With regard to these industries, she assists with permitting, compliance, release investigations, reporting, and enforcement, including administrative litigation and negotiation of consent orders with EPA and state agencies.

“Lori is responsive, smart and thinks outside the box.”
– Client review, Chambers

2022 Best Lawyers Environmental Lawyer of the Year, Raleigh, NC

Lori’s real estate development representation includes due diligence and transactional support in site selection, the purchase, sale, and leasing of commercial and industrial properties. She has experience in remediation alternatives and Brownfields Redevelopment.

Lori also has experience with mergers and acquisitions and other business transactions in the evaluation of environmental risks providing practical and creative solutions.

Lori provides compliance advice involving the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act (NPDES permits), Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act, Toxic Substances Control Act, Federal Insecticide Fungicide and Rodenticide Act and Community Right-to-Know matters.

Lori joined Whelehan Law Firm, LLC in 2022 as a Member/Partner.

Educational Experience

  • 1983 Wake Forest University, B.A.;
  • 1987 Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D.

Practice Areas

  • Environmental Law
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Brownfields Redevelopment
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