Office of Chief Counsel
- To provide attorney and paralegal services as needed to resolve legal issues arising at the Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center (EMCBC), EMCBC client sites, and at Office of Legacy Management Field locations. Legal counseling and support includes, but is not limited to: legal issues related to divestiture activities in anticipation of, and preparation for, site closures; environmental law and compliance issues; federal procurement and contract law issues; supporting management in matters related to grievances, collective bargaining; labor relations; personnel and employment law; ethics; Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), request for documents under the Energy Employee Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICPA), toxic tort claims; third-party claims; Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Privacy Act; property law matters; appropriations; general law; and, litigation, both judicial and administrative, arising from any or all of the above. All legal services are rendered under the professional supervision and oversight of the Department's Office of General Counsel.
- Office of Chief Counsel Services Include: