Environmental Attorney Job in Detroit, MI Near Me - 281602 | BCGSearch.com

Environmental Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Michigan - Detroit

Job ID W9YI281602

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 2 - Max. 6 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

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

Practice Areas Land Use & Zoning

2023-08-28 19:35:55

Detroit office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks an environmental attorney with 2-6 years of experience in federal and state environmental and land use law. The candidate will perform the general duties of an environmental attorney, including creating legal documents and managing and advising clients on legal transactions in environmental practice areas. Will experience as the primary author of legal memoranda, briefs, motions, discovery, contracts, regulatory agreements, and/or substantive policy articles and commentary. Experience researching environmental, land use, administrative law, and regulatory requirements at the federal, state, and local levels. Advising on permitting, compliance, responding to enforcement actions, and remedial requirements. Should have substantial experience with CERCLA, RCRA, CWA, CAA, TSCA, FIFRA, and the state equivalents and/or involvement in any areas of EHS support, including compliance, transactional, and litigation support. Should have experience representing public and/or private sector clients seeking to minimize the environmental liability risks associated with asset transfer, development, siting, operation, and permitting (including industrial and waste facilities, wind, solar, energy storage, and natural gas facilities); or Representing public and/or private sector clients in other transactional matters involving environmental liability in business, including but not limited to hazardous waste cleanup and insurance; or Representing clients in administrative or court hearings, associated motions practice, administrative record cases and/or non-record civil cases, drafting and responding to discovery requests with limited supervision, conducting and supervising document review and production, and taking or defending fact and expert witness depositions. Must be Admitted to the State Bar of Michigan or are eligible for admission by the anticipated start date. A portable book of business is required. Experience with solid and hazardous waste facilities is a plus.

The candidate should be a high performer with organizational and project management skills. Must have excellent communication skills oral and exceptional writing skills. Efficient, creative, and effective legal researchers are needed. Must be proficient in the use of online legal research services and other available legal resources. Should have sound and independent judgment. Able to work independently with minimal or no supervision required. Able to manage new and existing client relationships is needed.

One of the largest and established law firms based in Michigan, with offices in Michigan and elsewhere, this firm has played and continues to play significant role in industrial and manufacturing industries in and around Detroit. This is a full service law firm, whose practice area includes corporate, litigation, tax, intellectual property, and other types of law. The firm has an impressive list of global clients. The lawyers graduated from both regional and national law schools, with high academic honors. The environment at the firm is collegial, but lawyers are expected to work hard and long. Fortunately, lawyers are compensated well at the firm, and generally its lawyers enjoy their work and their colleagues. An excellent opportunity awaits outstanding attorneys with top credentials.

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