January 01, 2018

People on the Move

James R. Arnold

Cynthia M. Chandley has become the general counsel of CMOC International in Phoenix. CMOC is a natural resources company operating mining and mineral processing facilities in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Brazil, and Australia. Chandley was formerly a partner with Snell & Wilmer in the firm’s Phoenix office. She practices in the areas of general corporate law; corporate compliance; mining, water, natural resources, energy, environmental law; and tribal law.

Alexandra Dapolito Dunn has been appointed regional administrator for Region 1, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Dunn will oversee federal environmental protection matters in six states: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Dunn previously served as the executive director and general counsel for the Environmental Council of the States and is a former executive director and general counsel for the Association of Clean Water Agencies. She is a member of the executive committee and board of directors of the Environmental Law Institute and is a member of the board of regents of the American College of Environmental Lawyers. Dunn has been active in the Section for many years, serving as chair in 2012–2013. She has chaired the Section’s World Justice Task Force and has served on the ABA Presidential Task Force on Sustainable Development. Dunn is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation and an associate adjunct professor of the Washington College of Law of American University.

David Johnson has joined CMOC International in Phoenix as senior counsel, where he practices corporate law. Johnson was formerly a senior attorney with the Central Arizona Water Conservation District, which operates the Central Arizona Project, Arizona’s largest renewable water supply. He is a member of the Section’s Council and previously served as chair of the Water Resources and the Energy and Natural Resources Litigation Committees.

Megan McCulloch has a new position at Dow Chemical Company in Midland, Michigan, as assistant director of the company’s Office of Ethics and Compliance. McCulloch was formerly senior counsel at the company. Previously, she was a partner at Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP in Detroit. McCulloch’s practice focuses on anticorruption/antibribery, fraud, internal investigations, respect and responsibility, data protection, conflicts of interest, and training. McCulloch has been with the Section’s Book Publishing Board since 2009, serving as board chair from 2012 to 2015.

Meghan A. Quinn has joined Edgcomb Law Group in San Francisco as an associate, from Beveridge & Diamond’s San Francisco office. Quinn’s practice focuses on environmental law, chemical regulation and product compliance and safety issues. She advises Fortune 500 companies on supply chain issues, market access, and multijurisdictional compliance strategies. Quinn also represents industry, community groups, and municipalities in CERCLA, Clean Water Act, and NEPA/CEQA litigation. She is active in the National Association of Women Lawyers and serves as a vice chair of the Section’s Waste and Resource Recovery Committee.

Russell V. Randle has joined Miles & Stockbridge as a principal in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Randle was previously a partner with Squire Patton Boggs in Washington, D.C. His practice includes environmental and export control law. Randle manages litigation and transactional and compliance due diligence, including Superfund sites, the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Oil Pollution Act, and the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act. He also focuses on export controls and sanctions in compliance, enforcement action and audit issues related to defense trade, financial transfers, and nongovernment organizations working in areas affected by U.S. sanctions. Randle serves on the Executive Council of The Episcopal Church at the denominational level and as an advocate for the DC Appleseed Center for Law and Justice to improve the water quality of the Anacostia River. He chaired the Section’s Superfund and Natural Resource Damages Litigation Committee in from 2014 to 2016 and co-authored and authored the Superfund updates for the Section’s The Year in Review from 2009 to 2013 and in 2016.

Jenny J. Winkler has become an assistant city attorney for the City of Chandler, Arizona. Winkler was previously with Snell & Wilmer in the firm’s Phoenix office. Her areas of practice include litigation, real estate, land use, and environmental law.

James R. Arnold


Jim Arnold is the principal in The Arnold Law Practice in San Francisco and is a contributing editor to Trends.