Murphy and Brown to Discuss Environmental Issues at State Bar Conference
Michael Murphy and Melissa Brown will be among the featured speakers at the Illinois State Bar Association’s 21st Annual Environmental Law Conference, which is being held May 11 and May 12 at ISBA’s Regional Office in Chicago. Murphy will be part of a panel discussing common Consent Order provisions, including the history of such provisions, the varieties of injunctive relief and compliance plans that can be included, and strategies for resolving cases. Brown will be part of a panel discussing the complex issues surrounding the U.S. Supreme Court decisions in West Virginia and Sackett.
Murphy and Brown both focus their legal practices on environmental law and are based in the firm’s Springfield office. Murphy, a partner, is an experienced litigator who defends clients in state-initiated enforcement actions and citizen lawsuits claiming injuries from environmental contamination. He has been named an Emerging Lawyer by Illinois Leading Lawyers and an Illinois Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters. Murphy is a member of ISBA’s Environmental Law Section Council, which is sponsoring the May conference. Brown, an associate attorney, is skilled in assisting clients with permitting, regulatory compliance, and litigation in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies. She has been named to Best Lawyers’ list of Ones to Watch.