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Serves as the primary legal consultant and advisor to the Deputy Commandant, Combat Development & Integration (DC, CD&I)/Commanding General, Marine Corps Combat Development Command; the Commanding General, Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC), the Commanding General, Marine Corps Recruiting Command (MCRC), and the Commander, Marine Corps Installations National Capital Region - Marine Corps Base Quantico (MCINCR-MCBQ), for all business and commercial activities, including government acquisitions, intellectual property, real estate, environment, ethics, civilian personnel, and all other matters within the purview of the Department of the Navy Office of General Counsel;

 - Serves as the Ethics Counselor for MCCDC/MCINCR-MCBQ;


- Serves as Component (USMC) Regional Environmental Coordinator for Environmental Protection Agency Region III;


- Serves as MCINCR-MCBQ Marine Corps Community Services and Marine Corps Marathon counsel for NAF matters;


- Provides legal advice and support in the field of civilian personnel law, including Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)/Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) and labor-management matters to MCCDC, MCSC, MCRC, MCINCR-MCBQ, Henderson Hall, Marine Barracks Washington, Marine Forces Cyber Command (MARFORCYBER) and MCINCR-MCBQ-based USMC commands and activities;


- Provides litigation advice, services, and representation before administrative agencies, boards, and courts (GAO, ASBCA, MSPB, EEOC, FLRA);


- Liaison to Department of Justice for third party representation and other litigation involving MCCDC and MCINCR-MCBQ.



In this section, you'll find links to key USMC regulations and basic information on environmental laws, regulations, and issues affecting the installation.

Counseling and advice on areas including, but not limited to:

Environmental Planning and Conservation

  • National Environmental Policy Act 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq. regulations at 40 C.F.R. 1500
  • National Historic Preservation Act 16 U.S.C. 470 et seq. regulations at 36 C.F.R. 800
  • Endangered Species Act 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq. regulations at 50 C.F.R. 401
  • Coastal Zone Management Act 16 U.S.C. 1453 et seq. regulations at 15 C.F.R. 930

Environmental Compliance

  • Clean Air Act 42 U.S.C. 7401 et seq. regulations at 40 C.F.R. 50-80
  • Federal Water Pollution Control Act of 1972 and the Clean Water Act 33 U.S.C. 1252 et seq. regulations at 40 C.F.R. Part 100
  • Resource Conservation Recovery Act (RCRA) 42 U.S.C. 6901 et seq. regulations at 40 C.F.R. Part 124, 260-72
  • Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, Liability Act 42 U.S.C 9601 et seq. regulations at 40 C.F.R. Part 300

Land Use

  • Noise
  • Encroachment
  • Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC)

Environmental links:


In this section, you'll find links to key acquisition documents, guidelines for dealing with government contractors, and other assorted contracting-related information.

Contracting Links:



contact us 

3250 Catlin Avenue Suite 207
Quantico,Va 22134

(703) 784-3009

(703) 784-5128

Marine Corps Base Quantico