Environmental and Tort Associate Attorney Job in Chicago, IL Near Me - 313468 | BCGSearch.com

Environmental and Tort Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Illinois - Chicago

Job ID 4UHL313468

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 2 - Max. 4 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

Estimated Salary Lower than Highest Salary Band in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas Environmental Law - Litigation - DefenseToxic Tort - Defense

2024-01-18 09:35:42

A prominent law firm in Chicago is on the lookout for a dedicated Environmental and Tort Associate Attorney to be an integral part of their practice group. If you have 2-4 years of experience in toxic tort, environmental litigation, and/or environmental regulatory counseling, this is your opportunity to shine in a role that involves defending and advising clients in the waste disposal, manufacturing, and energy development industry sectors. You will handle litigation, administrative enforcement, and compliance matters. The ideal candidate will have experience in defending toxic tort, citizen suits, and administrative enforcement actions, navigating environmental regulations and permitting under environmental laws, representing PRP in cleanups under CERCLA, and interpreting and advising clients on regulatory developments and policy changes involving emerging contaminants and evolving environmental issues.

As an Environmental and Tort Associate Attorney, your role will be pivotal in the realm of environmental law. Your responsibilities include defending clients in toxic tort, citizen suits, and administrative enforcement actions in various forums. You will navigate the intricacies of environmental regulations and permitting under laws like the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, and the Toxic Substances Control Act. Additionally, you will represent PRPs in cleanups under CERCLA and provide counsel on regulatory developments and emerging environmental issues.

The ideal candidate for this position will have 2-4 years of experience in toxic tort, environmental litigation, and/or environmental regulatory counseling. You should be well-versed in environmental laws and regulations, including federal and state counterparts. A commitment to advocating for client interests and the ability to interpret and advise on regulatory developments is essential. The firm values diversity, inclusivity, and professional growth, making it an ideal place for those who thrive in a challenging yet comfortable work environment.

At this forward-thinking law firm, you'll enjoy a competitive compensation and benefits package. The professional yet comfortable working environment fosters your growth and development. Join a diverse and inclusive team where your unique perspective is valued and your legal career will flourish.

This Chicago, Illinois law firm delivers advice that drives progress. Super Lawyers has recognized over 50 of their attorneys. Their focus resides in biotechnology & life sciences, cybersecurity & data privacy, education, financial institutions, healthcare, hospitality & entertainment, and technology. In service for over 85 years, they've handled legal services that affect the very infrastructure of a city.

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