American Bar Association
Environmental Committee

ABA Section of Business Law

Environmental Committee

Mission Statement

The mission of the Environmental Committee is to assist business lawyers to better understand the complexities of environmental law and to work with them to develop practical, effective, and innovative solutions to environmental issues.

Committee Facts

  • 269 Members
  • The Committee meets annually at the Fall Section Meeting
  • Newsletter: Environmental and Energy Business Law Reporter
  • The Committee recently published "Environmental Issues in Business Transactions"
  • In 2012, begins a new Environmental Forms Project
  • In 2010, commenced a series of brown bag webinars designed for young lawyers

Areas of Expertise

  • Environmental Due Diligence
  • Negotiating Environmental Agreements
  • Contractual Allocation of Environmental Risk
  • Strategic Business Solutions to Environmental Issues
  • Financial Treatment and Reporting of Environmental Liabilities
  • Valuation of Environmental Permits and Licenses


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Content and Resources

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Hawkins, Bernard


Bharmal, Mansoor
Schnapf, Lawrence
Schuster, Jeanette
Stroman, Cynthia
Ternes, Mary

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Programs, Meetings & Events

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Previous Program Materials

Environmental and Energy Business Law Reporter

New Significant Cases

2010 Spring Meeting Materials


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Modified by Graham Hunt on April 15, 2015

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