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Miller Canfield’s Larry Falbe Appointed Illinois Association of Environmental Professionals President

August 29, 2018

CHICAGO (Aug. 24, 2018)—Miller Canfield Principal Attorney Lawrence W. Falbe has been appointed as president of the Illinois Association of Environmental Professionals (IAEP), Illinois' multidisciplinary society of environmental professionals. He will serve a one-year term as president.

Falbe, an environmental attorney in the firm's Chicago office, has more than 20 years of experience in environmental transactional support of real estate and corporate deals, environmental defense and litigation, brownfield issues, environmental compliance and energy development/facility siting.

Falbe is a frequent lecturer and author on a wide variety of environmental legal topics and has served as an adjunct professor of environmental law at Northwestern University School of Law.

In addition to his longtime involvement as a board member in the IAEP, Falbe is a member of numerous professional and civic organizations, including a gubernatorial appointment to the Illinois Enterprise Zone Board. He also serves on the METRA Citizens' Advisory Board, the boards of the Conserve Lake County (formerly Liberty Prairie Conservancy), Mettawa Open Lands Association and Gus Berthold Electric Company. He is a member of the Technology and Manufacturing Association, the Chemical Industry Council of Illinois, the Illinois Association of Wastewater Agencies, and the Metropolitan Planning Council. He serves as pro bono counsel for Lake County Partners and Busy Brains Children's Museum. 

He received his Certificate of Executive Management from the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business, his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law and his B.A. from Augustana College.