REBEKAH LACEY assists our municipal clients with a variety of legal matters including litigation, preparation for and conduct of Town Meeting, drafting of bylaws and regulations, and compliance with state and federal law. Rebekah also has special expertise in environmental and land use law. She regularly advises conservation commissions, boards of health, planning boards, and departments of public works on permitting and enforcement; she also assists municipalities and private-sector clients with matters involving water, wastewater, stormwater, hazardous waste sites, and other environmental issues. Rebekah has litigated in Massachusetts trial and appeals courts and in federal court, as well as in administrative proceedings before the Department of Environmental Protection.
Rebekah is a graduate of Harvard Law School, where she served as a Senior Editor of the Environmental Law Review. Before law school, she worked for almost a decade as an environmental scientist in both the public and private sectors, after receiving an M.S. in Water Resources from the University of Vermont. Prior to joining Miyares and Harrington, Rebekah was an associate at Anderson & Kreiger LLP, where she represented public and private-sector clients on environmental, land use, litigation and municipal matters.
Rebekah is a former Co-Chair of the Wetlands, Waterways and Water Quality Committee of the Boston Bar Association Environmental Law Section and the current President of the Massachusetts Association of Conservation Commissions.