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The College of William & Mary's Marshall-Wythe School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2012

  • Burton Award for Legal Achievement
  • 2012 Stephen E. Hermann Environmental Law Writing Contest (first place)
  • Senior Notes Editor, Environmental Law and Policy Review (2011-2012)

Hampden-Sydney College, B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, May 2008, (Economics and Commerce, History)

American Bar Association

  • Superfund & NRD Committee, Region 3 Reporter

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Friends of the Wissahickon

  • Board Member

Chestnut Hill Conservancy, Conservation Easements Committee Member

Professional Highlights

Garrett D. Trego is an associate with Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox, LLP.  He concentrates his practice on environmental litigation and site remediation matters.  Garrett represents a variety of corporate, institutional and governmental clients in complex environmental litigation matters, including Superfund, cost recovery, toxic tort defense, and environmentally-related business disputes.  He assists in managing a portfolio of remediation sites in state and federal remediation programs. 

Garrett came to the firm from the Philadelphia office of Drinker, Biddle & Reath, LLP, where he was an associate in its commercial litigation practice group.  Garrett earned his law degree cum laude from the College of William & Mary’s Marshall-Wythe School of Law.  At William & Mary, he served on the senior editorial staff of the Environmental Law and Policy Review.  Garrett was awarded a Burton Award for Legal Achievement and first place in the American College of Environmental Lawyers’ Stephen E. Hermann Environmental Law Writing Contest for his student note published in this journal. 

Prior to law school, Garrett completed one year of national service through AmeriCorps NCCC, working primarily with the U.S. Forest Service in the Arapahoe-Roosevelt National Forest in northern Colorado and with Rebuilding Together in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Honors & Awards

  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers “Rising Star” listing (environmental litigation), since 2017. The Super Lawyers list is issued by Thomson Reuters. Click here to view the selection methodology.

    Eastern District of Pennsylvania Roll of Honor for Pro Bono practice

    Burton Award for Legal Achievement
  • 2012 Stephen E. Hermann Environmental Law Writing Contest (first place)

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