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As our name implies, environmental law is all we do. This singular focus allows us to provide knowledgeable and sophisticated representation to our clients regarding federal, state and local environmental issues.


Your priorities are our priorities. We pride ourselves on our close working relationships with our clients and our detailed understanding of their businesses. We collaborate with our clients to anticipate legal issues before they arise — and to respond quickly if they do.


Our attorneys have an average of more than twenty-five years of experience practicing environmental law on behalf of corporate and governmental clients across the country. This experience allows us to provide informed, pragmatic legal representation and strategic advice to our client partners. We have direct and deep experience across the spectrum of environmental laws.

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Environmental Law Attorney Vanessa Johnson Joins ELG 

ELG is very pleased to announce that Minnesota environmental law attorney Vanessa L. P. Johnson has joined ELG as of counsel attorney.

Vanessa Johnson’s legal practice consists of environmental compliance counseling and environmental litigation work. She has wide-ranging environmental law experience, including handling matters involving hazardous waste, RCRA, CERCLA, the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, OSHA and state and federal wetland development and mitigation issues. In addition, Vanessa has experience in real estate law matters associated with environmental concerns.

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Welcome April 22, 2014