VP - Environmental Law and Regulatory Compliance
Ed Guzman joined SAWS in 2020 as Senior Corporate Counsel providing legal support for environmental and regulatory matters. Guzman provides support to multiple departments within the organization associated with the completion of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Consent Decree; issues related to Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (wastewater) and Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (stormwater) permits; permitting and compliance with Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and EPA rules and regulations, and enforcement of City Code Chapter 34 provisions for wells, impervious cover, industrial waste, and backflow.
Inn 2023, Guzman was promoted to his current position as Vice President of Environmental Law and Regulatory Compliance.
Guzman’s previous experience includes Deputy City Attorney with the San Antonio City Attorney’s Office overseeing the Regulatory Division; private practice experience in San Antonio and Houston in the areas of insurance defense, transactional, intellectual property, software licensing, and patent infringement litigation. Guzman began his legal career with the Bexar County District Attorney’s Office as a second chair felony prosecutor specializing in felony family violence and child sexual assault cases. During his career Guzman has tried more than 60 jury trials in civil and criminal courts.
Guzman received his undergraduate degree from St. Mary’s University in 1991, and his juris doctor from the University of Texas at Austin School of Law in 1994.
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