Jane Murphy has helped clients achieve practical, cost-effective solutions to manage environmental liabilities for more than 27 years. Her practice focuses on counseling and transactional matters. She represents clients in a variety of manufacturing, energy, retail, and real estate industries.
In counseling matters, she has represented clients conducting remediation under environmental statutes, including CERCLA (Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act) and RCRA (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act). In addition, she has assisted with the development of environmental compliance and management programs, including a program for the removal of underground storage tanks for a client with more than 1,000 locations.
In transactions, she has experience in analyzing risks associated with environmental liabilities in various types of corporate and real estate transactions, including merger and acquisition, lending, and restructuring transactions. She has represented clients in administrative and litigation proceedings before the United States Environmental Protection Agency, numerous state agencies, and state and federal courts.
She is a member of the ABA, the Illinois State Bar Association, and The Chicago Bar Association.
Ahead of Methane Emission Fees, EPA Proposes New Reporting Rules for Petroleum and Natural Gas Industry
- November 9, 2010 and November 17, 2010
Beyond Cap and Trade: Climate Change Regulation Under the Clean Air Act Arrives
- The George Washington University (J.D. with high honors 1990; Order of the Coif; Editor, Law Review); University of Notre Dame (B.A. with honors 1987)