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Nijman • Franzetti LLP

With over 60 years of environmental law and litigation experience.



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Chicago Environmental Attorneys Providing In Depth Experience and Practical advice

We provide high quality, effective legal representation for environmental matters based on a clear understanding of client needs, philosophy, and budget. Through personal service, we bring you legal analysis and judgment based on mature thinking and real-world experience.

About the Firm


nijman • franzetti LLP

Providing exceptional experience and knowledge
for clients with environmental concerns to issues


Jennifer Nijman is a founding partner of the firm with broad experience in litigation defense and enforcement issues. Clients report that “she has the ability to explain the intricacies of any given situation in layman’s terms”.

Jennifer T. Nijman


Susan Franzetti is a founding partner with extensive experience in environmental compliance counseling, regulatory and litigation matters. Clients say she is a “great litigator” and is praised for her work on permitting issues.

Susan M. Franzetti

Latest Article Feed

“Environmental Law,” Starting Points, Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2015” Download PDF

“Avoiding Liability for Hazardous Waste: RCRA, CERCLA, and Related Corporate Law Issues,”
Bloomberg BNA, September 2014 Download PDF

“Consultant Privileges and Proving CERCLA Defenses,”
Environmental Law in Corporate and Real Estate Transactions, Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2014 Download PDF

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