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Local Representation 

The Environmental Law Network (ELN) is the first environmental law firm network that makes local representation available nationwide. Through ELN, more than 250 environmental attorneys share ideas, information, experiences, and contacts to increase the value of legal representation for their respective clients. ELN also has foreign affiliates in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, France, Italy, Mexico, the United Kingdom and Spain. Leaders in each of the member firms average more than 20 years of experience in the field.

Chambers Global, The World’s Leading Business Lawyers (2019 Edition) recognized the Environmental Law Network as a Band One Environmental Legal Network. ELN was the only environmental law network to be globally recognized in Chambers. For a complete listing of all ELN Lawyers and Firms recognized by Chambers Global, please click here.

The Environmental Law Network (ELN) is pleased to announce that twenty-one of ELN’s member law firms were recognized as The Best Lawyers in America and U.S. News Best Law Firms For a complete listing of all ELN members recognized by The Best Lawyers in America and U.S. News Best Law Firms, please click here.




Featured Firm

The Environmental Law Group

Founded in 2000, the Minneapolis-based Environmental Law Group, Ltd. provides sophisticated legal representation in environmental matters to clients across the United States. Our attorneys have deep experience in the practice of environmental law. We have acquired this experience representing major corporations, small businesses, public agencies, and environmental organizations while working at large and small private law firms, at state governmental agencies, and in corporate settings. This depth of experience and our exclusive focus on environmental law enable us to handle complex environmental matters and cutting-edge cases for our clients with expertise, wisdom, and credibility. We offer assistance to our clients in every aspect of environmental law at the federal, state and local levels, including regulatory compliance, permitting, environmental review, site assessment and remediation, defense of civil and administrative enforcement actions, litigation, and rulemaking.

Lawyer Spotlight

Vanessa Johnson

Vanessa Johnson joined The Environmental Law Group, Ltd. as of counsel attorney in February 2022. Vanessa’s extensive environment-related business experience enables her to bring a practical, business-centric approach to handling environmental compliance counseling and environmental litigation matters.  She has wide-ranging environmental law experience, including handling matters involving all major Minnesota and federal environmental laws.

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