Mr. Carbó is Counsel at the Corporate Practice Group in the areas of environmental and energy law. Prior to joining Reichard & Escalera, he was Chairman of the Puerto Rico Energy Commission, Executive Director of the Puerto Rico Solid Waste Authority, and Assistant Regional Counsel at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Dallas, Texas.
He assists clients on a wide range of matters related to federal and local environmental and natural resources laws and regulations, including environmental due diligence, permitting and compliance for commercial transactions and all types of projects, such as commercial and industrial developments. He also advises clients on local energy law matters, including regulatory affairs, infrastructure project permitting and development for utility scale renewable and conventional energy projects, and energy Title V “Critical Projects” under the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA).
Mr. Carbó holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering and Master of Science Degree in Environmental Engineering from Northeastern University, a Juris Doctor Degree from Vermont Law School, and a Master of Environmental Management from Yale University. He is admitted to practice in the courts of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico and the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.
Mr. Carbó is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of ClimaTHINK Institute for Climate Law & Policy, a non-for-profit environmental Think Tank.