DENVER, July 18 — Following a national search, the Metro Wastewater Reclamation District Board of Directors has selected Emily Jackson as the organization’s new general counsel.  She served as interim general counsel since the position was vacated by William J. “Mickey” Conway, who is now the district manager.
 
Prior to joining the Metro District as associate general counsel in 2016, Jackson was with the Colorado Office of the Attorney General and held the position of assistant attorney general for the Natural Resources and Environment Division for five years.  Jackson also worked with the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Water from 2010 to 2011.
 
Jackson earned her J.D. at William & Mary School of Law.  She earned a Bachelor of Arts in both International Affairs and Economics at the University of Colorado and was a magna cum laude graduate.
Jackson is a Colorado native and currently lives in the Denver area with her family.
 
About Metro Wastewater Reclamation District
 
The Metro District was formed under Colorado law in 1961 and is the largest wastewater treatment facility in the Rocky Mountain West.  The district works with 60 local governments, including cities, sanitation districts, and water and sanitation districts. They, in turn, provide retail wastewater service to about 2 million people in a 715 square-mile service area in metropolitan Denver. 
 
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