Deborah Overholt is a partner in our Corporate Commercial Group in our Vancouver office. Deborah practises in the areas of environmental law, energy-related transactions, procurement, and general commercial transactions. In the environmental area, she represents various industrial and commercial enterprises, including forest companies, mining companies, manufacturers, transportation entities and financial institutions, in due-diligence investigations, the negotiation and drafting of environmental provisions in transaction documents, environmental compliance issues, developing environmental management systems, environmental impact assessment and permit issues, and contaminated site issues.
Deborah also has significant experience in the electricity sector, having represented BC Hydro in the design and implementation of several power procurement programs. As well, Deborah has experience in advising on procurement issues in the energy and transportation sectors.