Mike McBride focuses his practice on litigation, arbitration, mediation, and negotiations involving transportation, energy, and environmental issues, as well as nuclear regulatory matters.
Twice a former President of the Association of Transportation Law Professionals (ATLP), Editor-in-Chief of ATLP’s Journal of Law, Logistics and Policy, past Program Committee Chairman of the Transportation Law Institute, and (for 14 years, until recently) Program Committee Chairman of ATLP’s annual Transportation Forum held at the Surface Transportation Board, Mike represents various rail shippers and other entities in transportation-related litigation and regulatory matters before the Surface Transportation Board, as well as in the negotiation of and dispute resolution involving transportation contracts. He is lead counsel for The Chlorine Institute on STB- and other transportation-related matters.
Mike also maintains a substantial environmental practice, including counseling on nuclear regulatory issues, and has also participated in the licensing of several nuclear reactors. In addition, he has experience litigating civil and criminal cases under the National Environmental Policy Act, the “Superfund” statute, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, and the Toxic Substances Control Act. In energy and environmental matters, his clients have included electric utilities (both in nuclear and non-nuclear capacities), the American Petroleum Institute, Edison Electric Institute, National Petrochemical & Refiners Association, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, Gas Processors Association, Global Automakers, Inc., the National Marine Manufacturers Association, Nuclear Energy Institute, the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute, a paper company, a chemical recycling company, and individuals.