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Nijman Franzetti LLP Welcome E. Lynn Grayson and Kristen Gale as Firm Partners
Feb 09

Nijman Franzetti LLP Welcome E. Lynn Grayson and Kristen Gale as Firm Partners

Jennifer Nijman and Susan Franzetti of Nijman Franzetti LLP are pleased to welcome our new equity partner E. Lynn Grayson, immediate past chair of Jenner & Block’s environmental practice group. With the addition of Ms. Grayson, who has over 30 years of experience in environmental…

Happy Earth Day 2018
Jan 22

Happy Earth Day 2018

Today over one billion people around the world will take part in Earth Day celebrations. This year’s theme, Earth Day 2018: End Plastic Pollution, aims to eliminate single use plastics, promote alternatives to fossil fuel-based materials, promote 100% recycling of plastics, and change human behavior…

Nijman Franzetti Ranked as Leading Firm for Environmental Law
Jul 20

Nijman Franzetti Ranked as Leading Firm for Environmental Law

Chambers USA 2015, 2016, and 2017 ranked Nijman Franzetti LLP as a Band 1 – Leading Firm for Environmental Law in Illinois, and ranked Susan Franzetti and Jennifer Nijman as Band 1- Leading Individuals. Chambers noted that Nijman Franzetti is known for “Environmental boutique advising…

The Accidental Open Dump: An Illinois Appeals Court Upholds Administrative Penalties for Improper Storage
May 29

The Accidental Open Dump: An Illinois Appeals Court Upholds Administrative Penalties for Improper Storage

The Illinois Environmental Protection Act broadly prohibits open dumping, which it defines as “the consolidation of refuse from one or more sources at a disposal site” (other than an actual landfill). It also empowers the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency to issue administrative citations when the…

Susan Franzetti participated in a Lake Forest Open Lands Association’s Center for Conservation Leadership Seminar
Feb 05

Susan Franzetti participated in a Lake Forest Open Lands Association’s Center for Conservation Leadership Seminar

On Saturday January 31, 2016, Susan Franzetti participated in a Lake Forest Open Lands Association’s Center for Conservation Leadership seminar where she worked with high school students who presented a spirited debate on the important environmental issues of light pollution and the use of single…