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All is Not Quiet in WNY: The Latest Environmental Legal Issues

All is Not Quiet in WNY: The Latest Environmental Legal Issues


The environmental practice in Western New York continues to evolve, with its industrialized legacy driving the need for practitioners to stay on top of regional-based considerations. This program highlights a handful of these issues, while also focusing on some of the innovative ways that lawyers, consultants, and stakeholders in the region have managed them.


Chair: Nick Ward-Willis, Chair, Environmental and Energy Law Section, and Principal Member of Keane & Beane, P.C.

Program Chair: Mike Hecker, Partner, Hodgson Russ LLP

Sen. Sean M. Ryan, New York State Senator, 60th Senate District

Jeffrey Stravino, Partner, Hodgson Russ LLP

Michael Lesakowski, Principal and Senior Project Manager Benchmark Environmental Engineering and Science PLLC and Turnkey Environmental Restoration LLC

Nadine Marrero, Director of Planning, City of Buffalo

John Kolaga, Partner, Rupp Baase Pflatzgraf Cunningham LLC

Patrick Martin, P.E., BCEE, Associate and Senior Consultant, Golder Associates

Joseph Endres, Partner, Hodgson Russ LLP

Robert Knoer, The Knoer Group, PLLC

Section Member Price: $75.00 Join (or renew) for special member pricing
Non-Member Price: $175.00
Published Date:
  • February 25, 2021
  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
  • VKB71
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 3.0
Total Credit(s):
  • 3.0