Jacquelyn Meiser, Vice President & General Counsel

Jacquelyn “Jacki” Meiser has served as in-house legal counsel to a water and waste water utility and in that capacity she has negotiated the terms and conditions of discharge permits, consent decrees, and overflow penalties with state and federal environmental regulatory agencies. She has served as borrower’s counsel in public and private bond issues and has overseen the waste water reclamation facility upgrade processes to both BNR and ENR technologies. She has also negotiated the terms and conditions for a water and waste water privatization initiative with the U.S. Navy and has counseled the utility on all construction and inspection services contracts, and has managed the utility’s competitive procurement process. Jacquelyn has extensive experience representing developers, from concept plan through project completion, in large scale projects, including residential, mixed use, commercial and cellular communications projects in the Mid-Atlantic region. This includes representation before local, state and federal venues to ensure project compliance with Critical Areas, storm water management and zoning regulatory requirements. In addition, Jacquelyn served as the Executive Director of the St. Mary’s County, Maryland water and waste water utility. She currently serves on the advisory team for the St. Mary’s County Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP) initiative for the Chesapeake Bay watershed, and also serves on the Board of Directors of the Maryland Association of Municipal Wastewater Agencies. Jacquelyn has a J.D. from University of Baltimore School of Law, and a B.S. in Finance from the University of Maryland. While attending Law School, Jacquelyn was published in the University of Baltimore Journal of Environmental Law. She is licensed to practice in Maryland.