Taft attorney Erica M. Spitzig has been accepted into the 2020 class of the Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers (CALL). Developed in 1996 by the Cincinnati Bar Association, CALL is an innovative program that promotes and encourages leadership and professionalism among practicing lawyers in the Greater Cincinnati area.
Sptizig focuses her practice on environmental matters. Prior to joining Taft, she served as deputy general counsel for the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) in Washington, D.C., where she worked to advance NACWA’s legal advocacy on behalf of publicly owned wastewater and stormwater utilities nationwide. Erica has significant experience representing clients on Clean Water Act matters, and has worked extensively with municipalities on clean water legal and regulatory issues. Her work includes counseling clients on NPDES permitting, compliance and appeals; stormwater permitting; and enforcement defense. Erica also served as an assistant attorney general for the State of Ohio, where she litigated Clean Water Act and Safe Drinking Water Act enforcement matters and administrative appeals.