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Grayson Joins Nijman · Franzetti LLP in Chicago

Lynn GraysonJennifer Nijman and Susan Franzetti are proud to announce the addition of their highly respected peer, E. Lynn Grayson, to Nijman · Franzetti LLP.

Ms. Grayson joins Nijman · Franzetti from the Chicago office of Jenner & Block, where she practiced for 24 years and was Jenner’s Environmental Department chairwoman. She has also served as the chief legal counsel for the Illinois Emergency Services and Disaster Agency and the State Emergency Response Commission. Prior to this, she prosecuted federal and state environmental cases as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Illinois.

Ms. Grayson also serves on the Board of Directors of the D.C.-based Environmental Law Institute. In 2017, she was elected secretary of the Chicago Bar Association. She is a frequent author and speaker on environmental law and policy matters. She received the City of Chicago Recognition Award for Service to the Environmental Community and was recognized as Best Lawyers’ Chicago Environmental Lawyer of the Year.

While the firm’s practice areas cover the gamut of environmental law, it is best known for environmental litigation and enforcement defense; permitting and compliance work; national environmental counsel support; site remediation and Superfund matters; and administrative proceedings. Nijman · Franzetti LLP has developed an especially strong reputation handling administrative and environmental permitting and defense work for some of the nation’s largest utilities.

All three women are highly regarded by their Illinois and national peers for their experience and exceptional reputation in environmental law and related litigation. Ms. Grayson received her J.D. from the Indiana University School of Law and her B.A. from Franklin College. She is admitted to the Illinois bar as well as the U.S. Supreme Court.

Posted on February 9, 2018 by Sara Anderson
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Lynn, Jennifer and Susan are wonderful environmental lawyers.  Excellent news.