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Legal and Legislative Team

The Virginia Water and Waste Authorities Association (VWWAA) engages McQuireWoods LLP for legal servives and McQuireWoods Consulting LLC for government relations services.  They work for VWWAA year round, and are our organization's lead representatives before the General Assembly and executive branch agencies.

     Preston is senior Vice President at McQuireWoods Consulting LLC.  He served in the Virginia House of Delegates for 10 years and as Virginia Secretary of Natural Resources for four years.  He specializes in environmental and energy matters, regulatory affairs, and state and local government legislative and budgetary processes.

     John is senior counsel at McQuireWoods LLP.  His legal practice focuses on infrastructure development, Clean Water Act compliance, environmental due diligence, permitting, hazardous waste liability.

     Dale is a partner at McQuireWoods LLP.  His legal practice focuses on environmental compliance, including water, wastewater and stormwater treatment systems, Clean Water Act compliance and bio-fuels and other renewable energy technologies.