Marney’s practice focuses on environmental regulatory matters, governmental relations and energy with a particular emphasis on air and water issues. Prior to joining Stafford, she was a staff attorney for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, where she worked on a variety of issues including: air permitting and compliance issues, greenhouse gas and mercury regulations, wastewater permitting and compliance issues, thermal wastewater discharges, public records, open meetings and grant eligibility issues. She also acted as the Department of Natural Resource’s liaison with the Wisconsin Public Service Commission on energy projects.
Marney is admitted to practice in Wisconsin and California (inactive). She is admitted in the Eastern District of Wisconsin federal court.
University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D., 2000; cum laude)
University of Wisconsin Graduate School (M.S., 2000; Land Resource Management)
University of Colorado at Boulder (B.A., 1994; Economics and Environmental Studies)
Implications of Climate Change on Wisconsin, Center on World Affairs and Global Economy Outreach Seminar, Madison, Wisconsin, 2010.
Seminar on Municipal Government Administration covering public records and open meetings law, cost-benefit analysis, rule-making and cap and trade programs, Shanghai, China, 2009.
Professional Memberships and Activities
State Bar of Wisconsin: Board Member, Environmental Law Section
Dane County Bar Association
Marney and her family at Great Exuma
Marney is married to Brian Hoefer, assistant athletic director for Edgewood College. They have two boys (6 and 8), a cat and a puppy. She enjoys spending time outside, fishing, kayaking with her family and reading. Recently, she is trying to figure out if she has enough time to pick up tying her own fly-fishing flies again.
Favorite getaways: Bahamas and Florence County, Wisconsin
Favorite book: To Kill a Mockingbird
Favorite movie: Parenthood
Favorite sports team: Packers
I would like to visit: Alaska