Dana B. Mehlman is an Associate in the Chicago office of Vedder Price and a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation group and the Environmental group.
Ms. Mehlman focuses her practice on a diverse range of environmental matters, including compliance, policy, operations, permitting and enforcement actions in both transactional and litigation actions. She represents clients in various phases of CERCLA action, including responding to EPA general notice, forming PRP groups and renegotiating PRP group standing during transitions from RI/FS to RD/RA.
Ms. Mehlman also has experience in advising clients in regards to implementation of wind energy conversion systems, siting of solid waste facilities including landfills, transfer stations and compost facilities, and with the technical and legal ramifications of subsurface soil and groundwater contamination. In 2015 she was named to the National Law Journal’s inaugural list of Energy & Environmental Trailblazers.
Prior to joining Vedder Price, Ms. Mehlman worked as the Environmental Manager for the world’s largest fertilizer company, and previously served as a Geotechnical Engineer before attending law school at the University of Florida, where she received the Environmental and Land Use Law Certificate. She received her BS and MS in Civil and Environmental Engineering and she is a licensed Professional Engineer in both Illinois and Georgia.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Dana B. Mehlman