Drew Nishioka

Drew Nishioka has experience in environmental litigation and enforcement defense, including toxic tort claims (PFAS, asbestos), private party actions, and actions brought under the Clean Air Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, and all phases of CERCLA and the Superfund process.

He also has practiced in front of the Illinois Pollution Control Board.

Mr. Nishioka has experience in CERCLA site remediation and PRP member representation, RCRA compliance issues, NPDES permitting and municipal water systems, OSHA and EPRCA compliance and reporting, enforcement and litigation issues under the Clean Water Act and Illinois Environmental Protection Act, and PFAS litigation trends. He has conducted environmental due diligence to protect prospective purchasers from liability.

Prior to being admitted to practice law, Mr. Nishioka was a litigation paralegal, and he managed the technology training and curriculum design for several worldwide law firms. His technical expertise is valuable in all phases of a case.


Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2021

University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, M. Ed., 2010

University of Phoenix, B.S., 2008

Bar & Court Admissions

Illinois Bar

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois

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