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Environmental Law in Corporate and Real Estate Transactions 2019 Edition

Complete guide to environmental issues in corporate and real estate transactions
  • Product ID: 19ENVCORP-U
  • Formats:
    • Handbook
    • E-book


This handbook is a unique resource for Illinois practitioners that balances business and real estate practice with environmental law issues. Whether you represent commercial landlords, manufacturers, real estate developers, government agencies, or private landowners, this handbook will prepare you to tackle any environmental issue. It includes coverage of how to conduct an “all appropriate inquiries” investigation in a real estate transaction, the environmental due diligence process, practice in various environmental forums in Illinois, programs and redevelopment incentives to return brownfields to productive use, and how federal bankruptcy law intersects with environmental issues in a real estate transaction.

Chapter 1 — Environmental Due Diligence in Commercial Transactions

William J. Anaya, Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C., Chicago and Belleville, IL, and St. Louis, MO

Chapter 2 — State and Federal Environmental Liability

Claire A. Manning, Brown, Hay + Stephens, LLP, Springfield

Chapter 3 — Environmental Considerations in Corporate and Real Estate Transactions

E. Lynn Grayson, Nijman Franzetti LLP, Chicago

Chapter 4 — Lender Liability Under Environmental Laws for Real Estate and Corporate Transactions

Alexander J. Bandza, Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago

Chapter 5 — Illinois Environmental Forums

Steven M. Siros, Matthew G. Lawson, and Leah M. Garner, Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago

Chapter 6 — Environmental Litigation: From Pollution to Takings, the Endangered Species Act, and Environmental Justice

Matthew E. Cohn, Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C., Chicago

Chapter 7 — Brownfield Development: Government Money for Private Development

Lawrence W. Falbe, Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C., Chicago

Chapter 8 — Environmental Issues in the Landlord-Tenant Relationship

Joseph R. Podlewski, Jr., Podlewski & Hanson P.C., Western Springs

Chapter 9 — Insurance Coverage for Environmental Claims

Robert Marc Chemers, Pretzel & Stouffer, Chartered, Chicago

Chapter 10 — Treatment of Environmental Obligations in Bankruptcy

Mark F. Hebbeln and Susan Poll Klaessy, Foley & Lardner LLP, Chicago

Chapter 11 — Site Remediation Program

Kevin G. Desharnais, Troutman Sanders LLP, Chicago

Chapter 12 — Consultant Privileges and Proving CERCLA Defenses

Jennifer T. Nijman and Kristen L. Gale, Nijman Franzetti LLP, Chicago

Chapter 13 — Environmental Disclosure Requirements: Accounting, SEC, and Sarbanes-Oxley Act Considerations Associated with Environmental Liability and Sustainability

Maureen M. Crough, Sidley Austin LLP, New York, NY, and Heather M. Palmer, Sidley Austin LLP, Houston, TX


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