Regulatory Matters In The Chemical Process Industry

Thomas J. Wallen, P.E., Esq. counsels clients in compliance with the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS). As both an Attorney at Law, and a registered Professional Engineer, Mr. Wallen is uniquely trained to specialize in this intensely technical multidisciplinary field. He is certified by the Department of Homeland Security in Chemical-Terrorism Vulnerability Information (CVI). He is also a distinguished Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and an Adjunct Professor of Chemical Engineering at Howard University, in Washington D.C.  Mr. Wallen is skilled in multivariable, multi-objective partitioned risk analysis which he learned at the Center for Risk Management at the University of Virginia.


As part of our services, the firm incorporates cutting edge risk analysis to assist clients in meeting the requirements of the CFATS high-risk list. The firm has the knowledge, skills and ability to customize a risk assessment for your specialized industry. We also offer the legal skills necessary to use your custom risk assessment to meet compliance requirements, inspections, as well representation before the various federal agencies that regulate in this area.


Mr. Wallen is a member of the Science & Technology Section of the American Bar Association, and former liaison for the Disaster Committee, specifically focusing on physio-cyber security. He is currently the Vice-Chair of the Intellectual Property and Technology Section of the Virginia Bar Association.