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What the team is known for

Seyfarth Shaw LLP has a well-reputed practice known for the breadth of its capabilities in the environment space, encompassing litigation, compliance and transactional matters. Commended for its aptitude in the renewable energy, landfill and metals fields, as well as for its permitting know-how. Also highly regarded for its strong EPA and regulatory expertise.

Strengths

"The team have strong subject matter expertise and provide client-focused strategic input."

Work highlights

Seyfarth Shaw LLP advised a large multinational company on the environmental aspects of the sale of a former manufacturing property in Chicago with significant historical environmental contamination to a developer.

Notable practitioners

Jeryl Olson maintains a strong practice in environmental law, with a particular specialism in CAA compliance and permitting.
"She is very responsive, extremely knowledgeable, practical and able to effectively explain and communicate complex matters to the lay person."

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Overview

Seyfarth’s environmental attorneys are counselors, advisers, negotiators, trial lawyers and appellate advocates with experience in all elements of environmental law, and we take a practical, efficient, hands-on approach to addressing environmental problems and risks.

With respect to compliance, enforcement and permitting, we represent a broad range of operations and activities including heavy industry, chemicals and pharmaceuticals manufacturing, explosives and propellants, solid and hazardous waste disposal, medium and light industrial manufacturing, ammonia and refrigerants, and tankers and transportation. We have extensive experience with solid waste disposal operations, Clean Water Act and Clean Air Act permitting and compliance, brownfields development and liability issues associated with contaminated property. We address the full spectrum of compliance, enforcement, and litigation matters from those associated with local municipal requirements to complex federal cases.

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Environment

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

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Location

233 S. Wacker Drive

Suite 8000

Chicago

Illinois

USA

IL 60606-6448

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Illinois

Environment: Mainly Transactional


Jeryl Olson
Band 3