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Jacqueline Vidmar Joins Quarles & Brady’s Energy, Environment & Natural Resources Practice Group in Chicago

CHICAGO – The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Jacqueline Vidmar has joined the firm's Energy, Environment & Natural Resources Practice Group as a partner in its Chicago office.

Vidmar has more than 30 years of experience representing companies in the manufacturing, gas, electric, transportation (rail and pipeline), and real estate industries.

In the environmental arena, Vidmar advises clients on a wide range of issues, including enforcement defense and litigation; rulemakings and administrative proceedings; redevelopment of contaminated properties; Superfund investigations, remediation, and cost-recovery; complex permitting; environmental aspects of corporate and real estate transactions; environmental inspections and audits; and hazardous substance and waste management. Vidmar handles matters before federal and state courts, as well as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, and the Illinois Pollution Control Board.

Vidmar’s energy practice is focused on regulatory issues before administrative agencies, including the representation of alternative retail electric suppliers in matters involving alleged non-conforming marketing practices.

“Jacquie is one of the top environmental and energy attorneys in the state of Illinois with an outstanding track record of representing companies in court and before regulators,” said Paul Langer, Chicago Office Managing Partner. “We are excited to have her join our deep, seasoned team that helps clients address and resolve their environmental and business challenges.”


She received her J.D. from Northwestern University, and her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.