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Thompson Coburn LLP

Environment

2 ranked lawyersBand 3IllinoisUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Respected environment practice with notable expertise in environmental litigation, compliance and regulation. Additionally able to advise clients on transactional matters. Assists clients with a range of issues including environmental permitting, CAA, CWA, site contamination and hazardous waste. Experienced in representing clients in both federal and state matters.

Strengths

Sources say: “Thompson Coburn has a very fine environmental practice with very talented lawyers.”

One client notes: “The team is extremely professional and timely with all responses.”

Another adds: “It is a great environmental practice and working with them is a great experience. They are really very good.”

Notable practitioners

Eric Boyd is particularly highly regarded for his knowledge of CAA matters, alongside other contentious environmental issues.
“Eric is always available and provides excellent and understandable advice.” "He is a really good lawyer, especially in air and is an expert in his field.”

Renee Cipriano maintains a highly respected environmental practice and is noted for her prior experience as director of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency.
“Renee is calm, objective and insightful. She is a tireless worker and fiercely dedicated advocate.”

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Ranked Lawyers

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: Litigation


Eric E Boyd
Band 3

Environment: Mainly Transactional


Renee Cipriano
Band 1