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About Kit

Kathryn (Kit) Schroeder advises companies on environmental matters, assisting clients in navigating environmental audits, permitting issues and the environmental aspects of business transactions.

Kit is a member of Bracewell’s incident response training and has completed our formal incident response training program, which includes obtaining AIChE Safety and Chemical Engineering Education certificates in process safety and risk assessment and a federal Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card.

As a former attorney with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), Kit assisted with matters pertaining to industrial and hazardous waste, as well as municipal solid waste.         


Publications and Speeches

Co-author, “Gorsuch May Further Tip Balance Against Deference To EPA,” Law360, February 14, 2017.

Co-author, “President Trump’s SCOTUS nominee, Judge Neil Gorsuch, suggests a weakening of the Chevron Doctrine with less deference to rulemaking efforts from EPA, DOI and other federal agencies,” Oil & Gas Financial Journal, February 10, 2017.



Temple University Beasley School of Law,
Franklin & Marshall College,
cum laude

Bar Admissions



Austin Bar Association, Environmental Law Section
Treasurer, 2016 - 2017; Membership Chair, 2015 - 2016
American Bar Association
Section of the Environment, Energy and Resource Law; Energy Infrastructure, Siting, and Reliability Committee; Membership Vice-Chair, 2016 - 2017
Young Professionals in Energy, Austin Chapter
Board Member, 2015 - present
Stewards of the Wild, Austin Chapter
Communications Vice-Chair, 2017
Austin Young Lawyers Association
Member, 2014 - present


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