Christine A. Roy Appointed to IRWA International Ethics Committee
Rutter & Roy Partner Has Extensive Experience in Environmental Law and Eminent Domain
FREEHOLD, N.J., Aug.16, 2016 – Christine A. Roy, a partner in Rutter & Roy LLP (formerly Watson, Stevens, Rutter & Roy), has been asked to serve on the International Right of Way Association’s (IRWA) International Ethics Committee.
The mission of the IRWA Ethics Committee is to promote and enforce the highest ethical and professional standards of the IRWA. Members review alleged violations of the IRWA’s rules of Professional Conduct and/or Standards of Practice for Right of Way Professionals. The committee maintains a roster of ethics officers who are trained in the procedures for handling ethics investigations. Ethics officers volunteer their services on an as needed basis.
Roy has been actively involved with the IRWA, New Jersey Chapter 15, since 2003, having served as a past president. She focuses primarily on environmental law and eminent domain, and has extensive experience in land use law, railroad law, transportation law, pipeline law and appellate practice.
Rutter & Roy has become known for its work and knowledge involving New Jersey’s highly complex environmental regulations, and its impact on interstate natural gas pipeline projects.
Since its founding in 1909, Rutter & Roy has focused on the complex areas of energy, infrastructure and environment, primarily in New Jersey and surrounding states. The firm’s team of attorneys has extensive experience in environmental law, eminent domain and land use and zoning, as well as commercial real estate, waste management, project planning and appeals.