Speeches & Presentations

2015 Chicago Bar Association, “Environmental Litigation Skills”

2015 Chicago Bar Association Environmental Law Committee Seminar, “Expert in Environmental Litigation”

2014 Chicago Bar Association, “Water Quality Standards Variances – The Uncertain State of Illinois Law”

2014 Chicago Bar Association, “Recent Developments in Environmental Legislation”

2013 PLI Real Estate Institute, “Environmental Issues in Real Estate Transactions”

2013 12th Annual Environmental Law Conference, Illinois State Bar Association, “New Developments in Water Quality Standards Affecting Illinois Waterways”

2012 11th Annual Environmental Law Conference, Illinois State Bar Association, “NRDC v. MWRD – Can Citizen Suits be used to Establish New Policies to Protect Water Quality?”

2012 Chicago Bar Association, YLS Environmental Law Committee, “FAA and Wind Turbines, How to Provide Notice to the FAA of Your New Wind Turbine”

2011 Chicago Bar Association,“How to Assist Clients with Renewal of NPDES Permits under the Clean Water Act”

2009 FETTI Conference, “Toxic Torts – Experts, Counsel and Creativity”

2009 ALI-ABA, “Calming the Toxic Tort Nightmare”

2008 Real Estate Law Conference, Law Bulletin Seminars, “Environmental Issues in Transactions”

“Chicago Area Waterway System and Lower Des Plaines River Use Designation Proposed Rules,” Changes in Environmental Law: A Look at Recent and Emerging Environmental Regulations and Their Impact, The Seminar Group, July 2009

“Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges – Women Decision Makers: The Inside Scoop on Getting Business and Delivering the Goods,” Chicago Bar Association Meeting, June 2008

“Environmental Law Update: What Should In-House Counsel Know About Toxic Torts and Global Warming,” Winston & Strawn LLP, January 2007

“Clean Water in the Midwest,” Law Seminars International, September 2006

Presenting the Environmental Expert,” ABA Environmental Litigation Meeting, Winter, 2006

“Environmental Issues in Transactions,” Winston & Strawn elunch series, September 2004, and New Developments in Environmental Law Conference, April 2004

“Proposed Revisions to Public Participation Rules of the Illinois NPDES Program and Update on Antidegradation Regulations,” sponsored by the Chemical Industry Council of Illinois, Willowbrook, Illinois, January 14, 2003

“Clean Water Act – New Developments,” 2002 Illinois Environmental Conference sponsored by the Illinois State Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association, Chicago, Illinois, August16, 2002

“Illinois TMDL Program,” Conference on Wetlands & Emerging Water Issues sponsored by The Seminar Group, St. Louis, Missouri, April 11 & 12, 2002

Moderator, RCRA Permitting Issues Panel, “Illinois EPA’s RCRA Program – Focusing on RCRA Remediation Projects,” sponsored by the Illinois EPA, Chemical Industry Council of Illinois, the Consulting Engineering Council of Illinois and the Illinois Environmental Regulatory Group, Naperville, Illinois, March 21, 2002

“Attorney Consultant Roles,” Illinois Environmental Conference 2001 and 2002

“Environmental Issues Facing the Foundry Industry,” sponsored by the American Foundry Society, Midwest Chapter, Arlington Heights, Illinois, November 7, 2001

Panelist, “TMDLs Under the Clean Water Act,” 2001 Illinois Environmental Conference sponsored by the Illinois State Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association, Chicago, Illinois, September, 2001

“Finding Hidden Value in Environmentally Impaired Properties,” PWC General Counsel Forum, April 2001

“Personal and Corporate Liability Under The Environmental Laws,” Marmon Environmental Conference 2000, Kohler, Wisconsin, October 9, 2000

“Resource Conservation and Recovery Act,” Lake Michigan Air & Waste Management Association, November 2000

“Permitting Pitfalls,” Environmental Law Institute, June 2000