Julie Palmer’s practice focuses on litigation arising from energy and infrastructure projects, environmental compliance and permitting, and general commercial litigation. She counsels clients in all phases of infrastructure projects, including diligence and negotiation, compliance and project counsel during construction, and disputes. Her environmental work spans investigations, cost recovery and contribution actions, and enforcement actions.
Before law school, Julie was a civil engineer and worked on site planning, engineering site design, Chapter 40B projects, hydrological design, utilities design, and surveying.
The owner of a natural gas-fired power plant in a dispute with the EPC contractor over nine-figure claims and counterclaims arising from delays in the completion of the project in an international arbitration proceeding
A family-owned business on environmental regulatory compliance issues arising at half a dozen marine terminals located in several jurisdictions along the east coast
The buyer of a paper mill in a dispute with the seller over responsibility for remediation costs
The former owner a semiconductor manufacturing facility in responding to a Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection investigation into PFAS contamination in drinking water wells in Central Massachusetts
Northwestern University School of Law, 2009, J.D., cum laude
Brown University, 2001, B.A.
US Supreme Court
US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
US District Court for the District of Massachusetts