October 16, 2019

Linda E. Benfield

Linda E. Benfield is the managing partner of the Milwaukee office of Foley & Lardner LLP, and is an environmental lawyer with the firm. Ms. Benfield has 28 years of experience in litigation and counseling in all aspects of environmental law, including air and water permitting and compliance issues, and solid and hazardous waste handling and disposal. She has extensive experience on the cutting edge of Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Superfund, and RCRA enforcement, as well as citizen suit litigation, settlement strategies, and related cost recovery, insurance coverage, and indemnity disputes. She is a member and former chair of the Environmental Regulation Practice. She is also a member of the firm’s Government Enforcement, Compliance & White Collar Defense Practice and the Manufacturing Industry Team.

Ms. Benfield's recent cases and administrative proceedings include the defense of numerous complaints by U.S. EPA or state environmental agencies alleging air emissions or "new source review" violations, representation of clients in U.S. EPA multi-media audits, and prosecution and defense of citizen suit actions and cost recovery actions in federal and state courts. Ms. Benfield also advises clients regarding the variety of issues involved in the redevelopment, sale, or other transfer of contaminated properties.

Articles in the National Law Review database by Linda E. Benfield

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