Profile

Grace provides regulatory and litigation guidance to the firm’s Environment & Safety clients. From a regulatory standpoint, she counsels clients on consumer and commercial products, and industrial health and safety issues. As a litigator, Grace handles matters including large-scale agency actions.

Experience

Representative Matters

  • Researched and wrote memoranda on issues including mineral rights on public lands, the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), and the Administrative Procedure Act.
  • Reviewed and edited proposal regulations concerning genetically modified organism (GMO) food labeling throughout the rulemaking process.
  • Generated guidance materials on the regulations governing U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) responsibilities during natural disasters.

Professional Experience

  • Private law practice (2018)
  • Law Clerk, USDA, Office of the General Counsel (2017)
  • Law Clerk, Travis County Attorney’s Office (2015)
  • Transgenic Laboratory Technician/Field Worker, USDA, Agricultural Research Service (2008-2014)

Credentials

Education

J.D., The University of Texas School of Law

B.A., with honors, Claremont McKenna College

Clerkships

  • Law Clerk for the Honorable Nancy M. Koenig, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas (2015)

Bar and Court Memberships

  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Texas Bar
  • New York Bar
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern District of Michigan and Northern District of Texas

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