Articles From Emily N. Masalski

EPA launches Smart Sectors Program By Emily N. Masalski Environmental Law, March 2018 The purpose of the Smart Sectors program is to reduce regulatory burden by engaging with industry stakeholders to enhance long-term regulatory certainty and predictability and to produce policies to improve environmental protection.
EPA seeks public comments for Lead and Copper Rule Federalism Consultation By Emily N. Masalski Environmental Law, March 2018 The U.S. EPA will be collecting public comments from state and local government officials on proposed regulatory revisions to the Lead and Copper Rule until March 8, 2018.
Chair’s column By Emily N. Masalski Women and the Law, June 2016 Some highlights of the Committee's accomplishments over the past year.
Standing Committee on Women and the Law: Our mission By Emily N. Masalski Diversity Leadership Council, June 2016 A note from Emily Masalski, Chair of the ISBA's Standing Committee Women & The Law.
Business Travel and Breast Milk/Pumping: Milk Stork Review By Emily N. Masalski Women and the Law, March 2016 The author shares her successful experience with Milk Stork.
Chair’s column By Emily N. Masalski Women and the Law, March 2016 Chair Emily Masalski recently traveled to San Diego to serve as one of the ISBA delegates to the ABA House of Delegates.
Chair’s column By Emily N. Masalski Women and the Law, February 2016 Please join the Standing Committee on Women and the Law for our Spring outreach event, “Celebrating the Power of Laughter in the Law,” a luncheon, on March 8, 2016, in Chicago.
Chair’s column By Emily N. Masalski Women and the Law, November 2015 A message from WATL Committee Chair Emily Masalski.
Chair’s column By Emily N. Masalski Women and the Law, October 2015 A message from Committee Chair Emily Masalski.
Chair’s column By Emily N. Masalski Women and the Law, July 2015 An update on the Committee's activities, including a volunteer opportunity tomorrow (July 18th) from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. in Chicago.
Making airports nursing friendly: Senate Bill 0344 —“Lactation Accommodation in Airports Act” By Emily N. Masalski Diversity Leadership Council, June 2015 If passed by the Illinois House and signed by the Governor, the Act will require Illinois airports that conduct commercial operations of more than 1,000,000 enplanements a year to update airport facilities on or before January 1, 2017, to provide a clean and private place for nursing mothers to express breast milk.
Pioneers and prosecutor honored at the Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois Gala 2015 By Hon. Mark J. Lopez, Emily N. Masalski, & Spiridoula Mavrothalasitis Diversity Leadership Council, June 2015 On May 14, 2015, the Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois held its 2015 Spring Gala at Prairie Production in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood.
Recent environmental decisions: Illinois Pollution Control Board rulemakings By Kyle P. Carlson, Alison Hayden Kehrer, & Emily N. Masalski Environmental Law, January 2015 The following summaries cover rulemakings currently pending and ongoing or recently concluded before the Illinois Pollution Control Board.
The Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program and launch of Women Grow Chicago By Emily N. Masalski Women and the Law, October 2014 On July 20, 2014, Governor Pat Quinn signed legislation to add the treatment of adults and children with seizures to the state’s Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Act.
Recent environmental decisions: Illinois cases By Kyle P. Carlson, Alison Hayden Kekrer, & Emily N. Masalski Environmental Law, September 2014 The following Illinois case law summary presents a survey of some of the most important environmental law cases decided by Illinois state courts in the last year.
Myra Bradwell: The practice of law in the wake of her legacy By Julie A. Neubauer & Emily N. Masalski Diversity Leadership Council, June 2014 A recap of this memorable and well-attended March program.
Recent environmental decisions: Federal cases By Kyle P. Carlson, Alison Hayden Kekrer, & Emily N. Masalski Environmental Law, June 2014 Recent cases of interest to environmental law practitioners.
Zonta Club of LaSalle-Peru Honors Committee Member Melissa Tomaska Olivero By Emily N. Masalski Women and the Law, June 2011 Melissa Tomaska Olivero has recently been named the 2011 Illinois Valley Woman Making History by the Zonta Club of LaSalle-Peru.
Girl Scouts Project Law Track 2011 By Emily N. Masalski Women and the Law, April 2011 Female attorneys with the Chicago Bar Association Alliance for Women and several teen Girl Scouts have designed a series of dynamic sessions that will culminate in a mock trial in May 2011. Volunteers are still needed-- check out the article to find out how you can help.
Recommended reading list By Emily N. Masalski Women and the Law, October 2010 Books recommended by members of the Standing Committee on Women and the Law.
Seek power: A woman lawyer’s guide to self-promotion By Emily N. Masalski Women and the Law, December 2009 On October 20, 2009, Paula Hudson Holderman and Delilah B. Flaum, of Winston & Strawn coached more than 100 women lawyers on how to get over the “anti-networking” mindset and formulate a plan that will lead them to a more fulfilling career.

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