Sally A. Longroy
Sally A. Longroy
Of Counsel
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214.692.5409 (Direct)
214.692.6610 (Fax)
longroy@gsfpc.com
Guida, Slavich & Flores, P.C.
750 N. St. Paul Street, Suite 200
Dallas, Texas 75201

Ms. Longroy, Of Counsel to the firm, offers legal advice to clients on a wide variety of environmental matters involving an array of federal, state, and municipal regulatory programs, often related to commercial real estate, corporate, or capital transactions. She helps clients effectively manage environmental risks, address environmental contamination, and comply with environmental laws. Ms. Longroy has extensive experience in dealing with solid and hazardous waste, hazardous substances, water, and pesticide issues. She also defends enforcement actions brought by the Environmental Protection Agency and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, typically in the administrative context. In addition, she often provides substantive advice in federal and state environmental litigation, including toxic tort, cost-recovery actions, citizen suits, and environmental insurance defense. Prior to commencing her law practice, Ms. Longroy was first an analytical chemist then gained extensive regulatory experience with laws governing the registration and manufacturing of pesticides and animal drugs.

Education

  • J.D. - Southern Methodist University (cum laude)
    • Member of the Southern Methodist University Law Review Association board
    • Received a Southern Methodist University Law Review Association Scholarship and American Jurisprudence Award - Research Methods and Legal Writing
  • M.B.A. - Southern Methodist University (Executive program)
  • B.S. - University of Michigan – Chemistry, with distinction

Bar Admission

  • Texas

Honors

  • Selected 2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Real Estate, American Law Media and Martindale-Hubbell.
  • Nominated for 2012 CREW Network Award for Economic Improvement.
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Environmental Law since 2007.
  • Selected for 2011 edition of Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers™.
  • Peer review rating on Martindale-Hubbell® of AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5.

Memberships

  • Member of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) – Dallas
    • 2014 President-Elect, 2015 President
    • Board of Directors, 2012-2013
    • Chair of the Member Service Committee in 2011
    • Co-Chair of the Member Services Committee in 2010
  • Co-Director of the American Bar Association Section of Litigation Division overseeing Publications, CLE & Programs from 2009 to 2010. She served in various other Section leadership positions since 2000, including Co-Chair of the Environmental Litigation Committee from 2000 to 2003.
  • Member of the American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources and Section of Real Estate, Trust and Estate Law
  • Member of the State Bar of Texas Environmental and Natural Resources Law Section and Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law Section
  • Member of the Dallas Bar Association Environmental Law Section and Real Property Section
  • Member of the International Association of Defense Counsel, 2010-2011
  • Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
  • Fellow of the Dallas Bar Foundation
  • Fellow of the Texas State Bar College
  • Fellow of the DAYL Foundation
  • Member of the U.S. Green Building Council
  • Volunteer with Attorneys Serving the Community since 1993

Authoring and Presenting

  • Frequently writes and presents on various environmental law topics, including topics related to green buildings, climate change, environmental site assessments, wetlands, and self-audits.
  • Recognized by the College of the State Bar of Texas as one of the top three authors of the Outstanding CLE Article of the Year for her article “A Lawyer’s Perspective on Environmental Reporting Ethics” presented at the Texas Environmental Superconference in Austin, Texas in 2002.