Stephanie Sebor is an associate in the firm’s environmental department, who joined the Chicago office in 2011.
Ms. Sebor focuses her practice on regulatory environmental compliance counseling, environmental aspects of corporate transactions, and environmental enforcement defense. Ms. Sebor has counseled clients on a variety of federal environmental laws, including the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, RCRA, CERCLA, and FIFRA, as well as state environmental laws, such as the Illinois Environmental Protection Act and the New Jersey Industrial Site Recovery Act. Ms. Sebor also has experience with environmental permitting and internal environmental compliance audits.
Ms. Sebor currently serves as a vice-chair of the Environmental Law Committee of the Young Lawyers Section of the Chicago Bar Association. Ms. Sebor’s pro bono experience includes representing a prisoner appealing the denial of his writ of habeas corpus to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and representing a client through the Domestic Violence Legal Clinic.
Ms. Sebor received a B.S., with honors, in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences in 2007 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She received a J.D., summa cum laude, in 2010 from the University of Illinois College of Law, where she was articles editor with the University of Illinois Law Review and elected to the Order of the Coif.
Speeches and Publications
- Presenter, “Coal Ash Regulatory Update,” Chicago Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Environmental Law Committee, April 25, 2013.
- Co-author, Environmental Law Chapter of Equipment Leasing – Leveraged Leasing, 2012 edition, Practicing Law Institute.
- Presenter, “From the Trenches: Clean Air Act,” Chicago Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Environmental Law Committee, March 22, 2012.
- Contributor to Environment and Sustainability practice group blog “Winston and the Legal Environment.”
- Co-author, Environmental Law Chapter of Annual Review of Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation, 2011 Edition, American Bar Association.
- Note, “The Demonstration Required to Compel the Administrator to Object under Title V of the Clean Air Act,” 2010 University of Illinois Law Review 655.
- Co-author, “The Legal Needs of Farmers: An Analysis of the Family Farm Legal Needs Survey,” 71 Montana Law Review 135 (2010).