Craig Bromby has over 40 years experience in the practice of environmental law, including 25 years in private practice with a large interstate law firm. He served as Assistant Regional Counsel for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Deputy General Counsel for the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality. He also was in-house environmental counsel with a large agribusiness and land development company. This diverse range of experience has provided Craig unusual insight into the decision-making processes of both regulatory agencies and regulated entities.
Craig is a graduate of North Carolina State University and the Law School of the University of North Carolina. He has been a longtime member of the Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Law Section of the NC Bar Association and the Environment and Land Use Law Section of the Florida Bar. Craig is admitted to practice in North Carolina and Florida (currently inactive).
Craig's practice has concentrated in matters involving land development, water quality, and wastewater treatment, including permitting and enforcement matters under the Clean Water Act and analogous state regulatory programs. He has extensive experience with these issues over a wide range of industries, including agriculture, manufacturing, forestry, electric power generation, mining, and real property development. He has been recognized as a leader in the practice of environmental law in Chambers USA, Superlawyers, Best Lawyers in America, and Legal Elite. Craig has spoken on environmental subjects to industry groups, regulators, law schools, and bar associations. Craig was recently appointed to a five-year term on the NC Coastal Resources Commission.