Litigation, Enforcement Defense, Permitting and Transactional Issues
Schain Banks’ environmental law practice group works on issues relating to pollution control facility siting, enforcement defense and permitting matters. Our attorneys in this area have professional backgrounds in both engineering and regulatory work, as well as criminal and civil litigation, adding a unique depth of knowledge to our practice.
The environmental law practice group works closely with the real estate transaction group to ensure seamless monitoring of client projects. Our environmental law attorneys represent many private companies, municipalities and public agencies, often representing clients before the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and other agencies.