Bryan Franey is a partner with the law firm Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox, LLP. He has experience in counseling and representing clients on a range of environmental and energy matters. Bryan’s practice focuses on regulatory compliance matters (particularly in the areas of water quality, air, and waste), environmental permitting, impingement and entrainment requirements under Section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act, enforcement actions, wastewater treatment, water allocation, site remediation and brownfield redevelopment, sustainability, and renewable energy development. Over the last several years, Bryan has primarily worked with complex regulated industries, notably including petroleum refining, chemical processing, metal manufacturing, electric generating facilities, and municipal wastewater treatment plants.
Bryan is a cum laude graduate of Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law. Prior to law school, Bryan worked as an energy consultant in Fairfax, Virginia, assisting industrial and commercial clients in optimizing energy supply sources, decreasing energy demand and implementing energy benchmarking. Bryan is currently a Co-Chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Environmental and Energy Law Committee and a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Delaware Valley Environmental Inn of Court and Leadership Philadelphia Class of 2016. Bryan is also an adjunct professor at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law teaching a class entitled Environmental Lawyering. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.