Kristine Rembach’s practice focuses on environmental criminal and civil litigation, responding to government enforcement proceedings and conducting internal investigations. She is experienced in organizing and executing rapid responses to environmental incidents, whistleblower allegations, and the execution of search warrants and issuance of subpoenas. In addition to conducting on-site investigations, Ms. Rembach counsels clients on document preservation and production strategies, and designing compliance programs that address both government expectations and business needs.
Ms. Rembach has represented clients in connection with government enforcement efforts under the Clean Air Act; the Clean Water Act; the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act; the Occupational Safety and Health Act; federal obstruction of justice and false statements statutes; the Sarbanes-Oxley Act; and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Representative clients include corporations and individuals in the wastewater treatment, chemical manufacturing, and oil and gas industries.
Ms. Rembach is strongly committed to pro bono work and has represented individual pro bono clients in a variety of matters, including federal criminal prosecutions, asylum proceedings and immigration appeals.
Ms. Rembach earned her BS in chemistry from Boston College. She then attended The George Washington University Law School, where she earned her JD with highest honors. During law school, Ms. Rembach was a member of The George Washington Law Review, the Mock Trial Board and the Order of the Coif. From 2006 to 2008, she clerked for the Honorable Cecilia M. Altonaga of the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Ms. Rembach is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and Maryland, and before the US District Court for the District of Columbia.