Holli B. Packer


Holli B. Packer concentrates her practice on environmental and maritime law. Her experience includes:

  • Environmental compliance—assessments, permits, audits, and the due diligence process
  • Regulatory compliance related to the U.S. Coast Guard, Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”), U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Transportation, and other federal and state agencies
  • Civil and criminal enforcement actions under CERCLA, RCRA, ISRA, the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, TSCA, and other state law equivalents
  • Litigation of complex issues and mass torts involving private cost recovery and cleanup cost allocation
  • Corporate internal investigations to identify and abate potential violations of environmental law
  • Maritime casualties, such as vessel collisions and allisions

During law school, Holli served as editor-in-chief of the Tulane Maritime Law Journal and as an intern for the Honorable Brian R. Martinotti at the United States District Court of New Jersey.

Before starting her legal career, Holli graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Coast Guard. Her sea-going service included assignments as a deck watch officer aboard a medium-endurance cutter that engaged in law enforcement throughout the eastern seaboard and as Executive Officer of a Coast Guard sentinel-class cutter stationed in Miami Beach, Florida.


Professional Activities

Holli serves as a member of the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (“WISTA”) and is an alumni mentor for the Tulane Maritime Law Journal.



  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey


  • Tulane University School of Law, JD
  • United States Coast Guard Academy, BS