Julie Domike


Education and Clerkships

J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1986

A.B., Mount Holyoke College, 1976, cum laude

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia, 1987

Maryland, 1986

Court Admissions

United States Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia




Julie Domike serves as the lawyer of choice for dozens of companies who count on her to successfully traverse the world of environmental law. These companies have come to value and respect Julie for her knowledge of the regulations, her understanding of complex manufacturing and production processes, and her dedication to helping them map the appropriate path forward to achieve their business goals, consistent with the laws.

Having previously served as a lawyer and manager at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Headquarters, Julie understands the Agency’s enforcement approach. Clients count on Julie’s background and her knowledge of the Agency’s workings to engage with EPA in rulemaking, and enforcement; agency personnel benefit from her real-world experience. She has represented a variety of companies that have been the focus of EPA’s regulations, including refineries, engine manufacturers, independent power producers, fuel producers, farm equipment makers. Julie leverages her knowledge of the legal issues and approaches used by others in the industry to provide timely and workable solutions to thorny issues.

Julie has experience with rule development as well as challenges before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. She has represented numerous companies across the country in complex negotiations with the U.S. Department of Justice and EPA, resulting in global settlements affecting multiple facilities. In addition to counseling on alleged violations, Julie has worked with companies engaged in developing new projects or modifying existing plants. She also has worked with clients on environmental audits and subsequent correction and disclosure to state and federal environmental agencies.

Julie is recognized as a top lawyer in the environmental bar, and since 2006 has been named one of the Best Lawyers in America for Environmental Law and Litigation-Environmental. She is a co-editor of the ABA Clean Air Act Handbook, as well as co-author of the chapter on civil enforcement issues.

Professional Recognition

  • Best Lawyers in America, Environmental Law and Litigation - Environmental, 2006-2015
  • Top 50 Women Lawyers in Washington, D.C., 2014
  • Top 100 Lawyers in Washington, D.C. 2014

Professional and Community Activities

  • Air Quality subject matter expert for the American Bar Association Section on Energy, Environment, and Resources, for media inquiries
  • Air Quality and Administrative Law Committees, Section on Environment and Natural Resources of the American Bar Association, Member (former Vice Chair)
  • Environmental Law Institute, Member

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