Michelle M. Skjoldal

Michelle M. Skjoldal

Senior Attorney

Harrisburg, PA
Phone: 717.255.1169    Fax: 717.238.0575


Representative engagements in which Ms. Skjoldal has been involved include:

  • representing clients in Marcellus Shale-related litigation, compliance counseling, and transactional matters
  • counseling corporations in environmental due diligence matters in real estate and corporate transactions involving multiple sites
  • representing municipalities and developers in litigation involving water permits and sewage facility planning
  • representing clients in contested Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission proceedings
  • advising clients on public utility regulation and on rules and policies adopted by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission
  • representing clients before the Environmental Hearing Board
  • representing a major corporation in multi-state litigation and on numerous negotiation fronts involving the purchase of energy
  • counseling a large company on negotiations regarding ownership of energy credits
  • representing clients in self-implementing cleanups, air and water permits, and general regulatory advice
  • negotiating of enforcement matters with USEPA
  • representing clients in a variety of matters involving the U.S. Department of Transportation and its various sub-agencies, including the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, the Surface Transportation Board and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
  • advising clients on product recalls and consumer satisfaction programs under NHTSA’s regulatory framework.


  • J.D., Dickinson School of Law, 2005, member, Appellate Moot Court Board, Trial Moot Court Board
  • B.A., cum laude, University of Delaware, 2002

Bar Admissions

  • Delaware
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania

Practice Areas

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