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Clients and peers know Jennifer NijmanSusan Franzetti, Lynn Grayson and Susan Brice  are four of the state’s most respected environmental lawyers.

What Their Peers and Clients Have Said:

“Nijman·Franzetti LLP is a women-owned environmental law boutique best known for environmental litigation and enforcement defense, permitting and compliance work, complex transactions, site remediation and administrative proceedings.”(Chambers)

“The firm’s senior partners are highly regarded for their experience and reputation in environmental law. They practiced for many years at large Chicago law firms, serving as chairs of their respective environmental departments.”(Chambers)

“Nijman•Franzetti LLP is simply an outstanding environmental law firm.” — Asst. General Counsel for Large Waste Company

The firm is praised for being a “high-caliber environmental boutique…renowned for its RCRA and CERCLA experience, as well as for its prowess in litigation and enforcement matters. They have a great appreciation of the pressures facing in house counsel.” (Chambers). Nijman Franzetti, LLP offers “an interface between law and other professions, which gives clients access to a top-notch array of associated business contacts.” Despite its small size, clients and peers recommend this firm without hesitation. (Chambers).
— Chambers and Partners USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 

Jennifer Nijman is recommended by her peers in Chamber’s surveys as a First Tier Environmental Litigator. Chambers reports that she “exalts in complex litigation involving hazardous waste and Superfund-related issues.” Her caseload includes transactional matters and clients emphasize that “her ability to negotiate with difficult parties is unparalleled.” (Chambers)

Susan Franzetti is recommended by her peers in Chamber’s surveys as a First Tier Environmental Litigator. Chambers states that the Susan Franzetti  “is the attorney you want on your side when environmental issues arise” and “her focus on client service and responsibilities is wonderful.” (Chambers, 2017).  Her practice spans litigation, regulatory and compliance-related matters, and she has considerable expertise in mandates concerning water pollution. (Chambers)

Lynn Grayson is recommended by her peers in Chamber’s surveys as a First Tier Environmental Lawyer. A client commends Lynn on “…her attention to detail and her ability to translate complex things into simple and intuitive language.” She has an outstanding reputation in the transactional sphere, advising clients on regulatory compliance, risks and liabilities, due diligence and enforcement matters in both a domestic and international context. (Chambers)

“In terms of experience and expertise, there is nothing ‘small’ about this small law firm. They are well-recognized subject matter experts.” Client (U.S. News & Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms,”)

Susan Brice is recommended by her peers in Chamber’s surveys as a Third Tier Environmental Litigator. Chambers states that the Susan is an experienced environmental lawyer whose practice encompasses a range of environmental litigation, including toxic torts and CERCLA cases. One source notes: “She is an excellent communicator, who is smart, diligent and attentive to our company’s expectations.”

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