Recommended social distancing and cleaning protocols will be observed throughout our event.
For additional information please CLICK HERE for the West Baden / French Lick Resort COVID-19 safety information and FAQ.
Spectacular Setting We are pleased to bring the ADVANCED ENVIRONMENTAL LAW program to the spectacular setting of the historic French Lick Hotel lead by our seminar chair, Frank J. Deveau of the Taft law firm, Indianapolis, Indiana. See the complete list of the program faculty listed below. Nestled in the beautiful rolling hills of southern Indiana, it is a grand backdrop for this year's event, as part of the ICLEF Annual Masters Series Conference. You will find further program details and accommodation information listed below. Program Overview
This LIVE ONLY program is part of ICLEF's Masters Series, and is designed as an advanced-level session for those practitioners who already have a fundamental understanding of environmental law issues. This discussion-oriented curriculum will take you deeper into tougher, more challenging matters you may face when advising your clients on environmental law issues. Bring your questions and toughest issues too, to share with the group.
Frank J.Deveau, Seminar Chair, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, Indianapolis Scott R. Alexander, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, Indianapolis Peggy Dorsey, Assistant Commissioner, Indiana Department of Environmental Management , Indianapolis (Tentatively scheduled to appear) David R. Gillay, Practice Lead for Remediation, Redevelopment and Environmental Transactions, Barnes & Thornburg LLP, Indianapolis, IN Kyle Hendrix, Redevelopment Coordinator, Indiana Finance Authority, Indiana Brownfields Program, Indianapolis, IN Thao T. Nguyen, PlewsShadleyRacher & Braun LLP, South Bend, IN Freedom S.N. Smith, Ice Miller LLP, Indianapolis, IN Dwight Stenseth, President, Real Estate Recovery Capital, Centennial, CO (Tentatively scheduled to appear) Bradley R. Sugarman, Bose McKinney & Evans LLP, Indianapolis, IN Max West, Senior Vice President, Aon Risk Services Central, Inc., Chicago, IL David J.Zbieszkowski, LPG, Principal of Closure Services, August Mack Environmental, Inc., Indianapolis, IN
IDEM Adjustments to Pandemic
Impact of COVID-19 on Environmental Practice (EPA, and state policy changes; practical impact )
Environmental Litigation Update: CERCLA, RCRA, ELA, Common Law
Environmental Insurance litigation update
Federal and state Regulatory/policy update (New Federal water rule, IDEM Risk changes, other EPA/IDEM policies)
Brownfields Update (Best practices and recent developments)
Comfort Letters and Beyond
Liability Transfer and Brownfield Redevelopment
Environmental Liability Insurance Options and Examples
PFAS Regulatory Update
PFAS Litigation Update
Schedule for Thursday, July 23: (Casual Dress for all events!)
1:30 P.M. Registration in Conference Center Lobby
- pick up materials and name badges 2:00 P.M. Program Begins – Windsor Ballroom, French Lick Resort 3:30 P.M. Refreshment Break 5:15 P.M. Adjourn Day One 5:30 P.M. Hosted Reception - Guests are Welcome! 7:30 P.M. Free Time
Schedule for Friday, July 24:
8:30 A.M. Continental Breakfast 9:00 A.M. Program Resumes – Windsor Ballroom, French Lick Resort 10:30 A.M. Coffee Break 12:15 P.M. Adjourn Overnight Information Specially discounted $159 room rates at the French Lick Springs or the new French Lick Valley Tower (or $199 at the West Baden Springs) are available for ICLEF participants on Thursday evening, July 23 at West Baden. Please call the resort directly toll-free at 1-888-936-9360 and use the group code 0720IMS. Please identify yourself as being with Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum at the time the reservation is made in order to receive the special group rate. See you there! CLICK HERE for the West Baden / French Lick Resort COVID-19 safety information and FAQ.