Attorney Cerafici is an internationally recognized leader and legal specialist in the often complex and challenging nuclear regulatory industry. She has been at the forefront of the industry in building regulatory and policy framework for a new generation of nuclear plants. She was a major contributor to the first Early Site Permit granted under 10 CFR Part 52, successfully implementing alternative site analyses that have become the general standard.
Specialties as Expert Witness: In nuclear regulator practice Cerafici resolved disputes with the NRC and defended environmental challenges for new plants. She has testified as an expert witness before the Atomic Safety Licensing board as well as NRC public meetings. As an environmental lawyer, Cerafici has worked closely with legislators, regulators and owners to develop unique management strategies for hazardous materials, including high-level nuclear waste cleanup.
Ms. Cerafici has spoken in the U.S. and abroad on issues surrounding nuclear power plant development, environmental impact, and public policy.