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Lawrence Falbe Appointed to Board of Illinois Association of Environmental Professionals

CHICAGO, ILL. — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Lawrence W. Falbe, a partner in the firm’s Chicago office, was appointed to the board of directors of the Illinois Association of Environmental Professionals.

Falbe is a member of the firm’s Environmental Practice Group. His practice focuses on environmental transactional support (both real estate and corporate), environmental defense and litigation, Brownfields issues and environmental compliance matters. He has substantial experience reviewing and analyzing Phase I and Phase II assessments to satisfy due diligence requirements, obtaining No Further Remediation Letters, evaluating the cost/benefit of transactions and advising clients on potential liability and remediation issues. In addition, as an adjunct professor at Northwestern University School of Law, Falbe has taught a course that he personally created, “Environmental Considerations in Commercial and Real Estate Transactions,” as part of NU’s “Structuring Transactions” course series. He is a member of the firm’s Diversity Committee and serves as commissioner of the Lake County Regional Planning Commission and on the boards of several public and private organizations, including Conserve Lake County, Mettawa Open Lands Association, Busy Brains Children’s Museum and METRA Citizens Advisory Board.

Falbe earned his law degree from DePaul University College of Law and his undergraduate degree, cum laude, from Augustana College. In 2013, Falbe received a certificate in Executive Management from the University of Notre Dame.

About Illinois Association of Environmental Professionals

IAEP is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization of professionals whose experience and practice relates directly to enhancing environmental quality. They provide educational seminars, workshops and webinars on environmental topics; unite practitioners in business, government and education in the fields of environmental planning, research, management and evaluation; and promote public and professional informed awareness of issues affecting environmental quality.