Vince Angermeier

Vince Angermeier

Of Counsel
Vince Angermeier

As a former Seventh Circuit clerk and environmental engineer, Vince Angermeier brings a unique background that applies his technical expertise to complex legal frameworks.

As Of Counsel at Nijman Franzetti LLP, Mr. Angermeier concentrates his work on CERCLA, RCRA, Clean Water Act, and Illinois Environmental Protection Act matters, enhanced by his prior work as an environmental engineer. He has assisted on class actions, appellate litigation, enforcement proceedings, administrative rulemakings, regulatory and compliance matters involving water, solid waste and EPCRA reporting issues.

He has experience coordinating PRP groups for Superfund Sites, preparing comments on administrative rule making proceedings, pursuing variance relief for clients before both the Illinois Pollution Control Board and the City of Chicago. He also helped defeat a national class-action firm’s attempt to use fraudulent misjoinder to rope a small business into PFAS litigation targeted against large petrochemical firms. He has counseled clients on compliance with local, state and federal environmental laws and regulations, as well as assisting in the defense of federal environmental enforcement matters under both EPCRA and the Clean Air Act.

Prior to joining Nijman Franzetti, Mr. Angermeier was a clerk for the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, where he gained extensive experience in federal civil procedure and administrative law. During law school, he completed externships with the Department of Justice’s Environment and Natural Resources Division, where he assisted litigators in the Land Acquisition Section, and the Office of the U.S. Attorney for Northern Illinois, where prosecuted federal petty offenses. He also externed for Chief Justice Abrahamson of the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Prior to law school, Mr. Angermeier was an environmental consultant with Johnson Mirmiran & Thompson of Sparks, Maryland. As a consultant, he prepared construction documents, researched environmental remediation technology, designed environmental compliance solutions and counseled clients.

Vince Angermeier

Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, Cum Laude, J.D., 2011

University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.S., in Environmental Engineering, 2006

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U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin

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