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Law Offices of Shell J. Bleiweiss - Barrington, IL

25840 Indian Trail Road Barrington, IL 60010

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Updated: 12/23/2013

Barrington Environmental Law Firm

Overview

Practicing environmental and OSHA law exclusively, Shell J. Bleiweiss represents clients in all aspects of federal, state and local environmental, health and safety regulatory compliance, due diligence and litigation. He also advises industry, developers, fiduciaries and lenders concerning potential environmental liability arising from the ownership, operation and acquisition of industrial facilities and real estate...

About Law Offices of Shell J. Bleiweiss

Practice Areas

  • Environmental Law
  • Labor Law
  • Government and Private Superfund Matters
  • Hazardous Waste and Material Handling Issues

Honors

  • Rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell

Published Works

  • "Dealing with OSHA, The Most Common Mistake Companies Make", 2003
  • Contributing Author, "Liability & Litigation, World Trade Center 'Cough', No Clear Guidance to Clearing the Indoor Air After 9/11", Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering, March, 2002
  • "Liability & Litigation, Ammonia-Based Refrigeration Systems, Regulations You Should Know", Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering, July, 2000

Classes and Seminars

  • "Multi-Stakeholder Dialogues and Concensus-Based Communication: Skills, Tips, and Tactics", ABA SONREEL Fall Meeting, 1999
  • "Illinois and Federal Contaminated Site Liability/CERCLA", Illinois Environmental Law Compliance Seminar, 1999
  • "Practical Dispute Resolution: Skills, Tips, and Tactics Relating to the Use of Third Party Neutrals in Resolving Environmental, Energy, and Natural Resource Disputes", ABA SONREEL Conference on Environmental Law, 1999
  • "Practical Dispute Resolution-Negotiation Skills, Tips, and Tactics", ABA SONREEL Fall Meeting, 1998
  • "Cost Recovery Under Superfund: Multiple Party Site Litigation", Chicago Bar Association, 1997
  • "Use of the False Claims Act to Enforce Environmental Statutes -- A Problem Reaching Well Beyond Government Contractors", ABA SONREEL Fall Meeting, 1996
  • "CONEG: Trends in State Environmental Packaging and Labeling Legislation", Business Forum on the Environment, Safety, and Health, 1993
  • "A Cure fo What Ails Us? Environmental Regulation in the Medical Industry", The Environmental Forum, 1989
  • "Legal Considerations in Environmental Audit Decisions", Chemical Engineering Progress, 1987
  • "Environmental Regulation and the Federal Common Law of Nuisance: A Proposed Standard of Preemption", Harvard Environmental Law Review, 1983

Fees

Offers Free Initial Consultation

Accepts Credit Cards

Office Information

Address

25840 Indian Trail Road Barrington, IL 60010

Other Offices

Law Offices of Shell J. Bleiweiss (Main Office) One S. Dearborn Street Suite 2100 Chicago, IL 60603 - 2307 (847) 487-7095

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