Hello, I’m Marisa
ttorney Marisa Desautel has been practicing law in Rhode Island and Massachusetts since 2006 and has 16 years of experience as an environmental and regulatory professional throughout New England. Marisa’s practice focuses on state and federal environmental and utility/energy statutory and regulatory compliance, civil litigation, and municipal and regulatory zoning and permitting.
Marisa leads our Energy and Environmental Practice Group. She brings extensive experience, having served as Senior Legal Counsel to the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management for over 8 years and has been legal counsel to the Rhode Island Energy Efficiency & Resource Management Council since 2015.
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“When you are dealing with environmental law issues, it can be daunting and you never really know where the pitfalls may be. From day one, Desautel Law was extremely thorough and provided sound guidance. Every challenge was answered with a solution, and they helped us avoid situations we would not have known about ourselves.”
“Marisa and her team really think outside the box! I presented them with my company’s issue and they thought through every possible scenario so I wouldn’t be caught off guard in any way. It felt good to know I could rely on people who have real experience dealing with government agencies. Being in compliance is extremely important to us, and they were comprehensive in their guidance.”
“Together, Patrick and Marisa provide outstanding client service and litigation services, which makes my job easier. Desautel Law provides among the best quality of service and quality of work that I’ve seen within the industry.”