Oct 14, 2022
In this episode, Kathryn welcomes Linda Benfield, an environmental lawyer, and Partner from Foley & Lardner LLP, to talk about how she became wanting to be a problem solver in law school to be on top of the profession. Linda also recalls the different programs created in partnership between Foley and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, as well as how other organizations can help. Additionally, she shares how Biglaw firms can get their lawyers more engaged in helping and giving more opportunities to others.
Who’s The Guest?
Linda E. Benfield is an environmental lawyer, with over 36 years of experience in permitting, counseling, and litigation in all aspects of environmental law, including air and water permitting and compliance issues and solid and hazardous waste handling and disposal. She has extensive experience on the cutting edge of the regulation of “emerging contaminants,” the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, Superfund, and RCRA enforcement, as well as citizen suit litigation, settlement strategies, and related cost recovery, insurance coverage, and indemnity disputes. Linda is a member of the firm’s Management Committee. She is the former chair of the Environmental Regulation Practice. She is also a member of the firm’s Government Enforcement Defense & Investigations Practice and the Manufacturing Industry Team.
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