Vedder Price

Brett D. Heinrich

Shareholder

222 North LaSalle Street Chicago, Illinois 60601

+1 (312) 609 7799

Brett D. Heinrich

Shareholder

Brett D. Heinrich is a Shareholder and a member of the firm’s Environmental group.

Mr. Heinrich focuses his practice on a diverse range of environmental matters, including enforcement litigation, compliance counseling, remediation, Superfund, RCRA citizen suits, Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act suits, transactional counseling and various environmental aspects of real estate transactions. He represents clients in a variety of service areas, such as manufacturing, waste management, waste transportation, and industries such as building materials, chemicals, paper, insurance, cosmetics and food.

Mr. Heinrich has successfully negotiated consent decrees and settlements for his clients and has obtained favorable solid and hazardous waste, air and water permit terms.

Before joining Vedder Price, Mr. Heinrich served as head of the Environmental Law and Regulations group at his prior firm. He also served in various counsel positions at Waste Management, Inc. where he became a nationally recognized Superfund practitioner and environmental litigator.

As part of the Criminal Enforcement Team at the Illinois Attorney General’s office, Mr. Heinrich successfully prosecuted the first Calculated Criminal Disposal of Hazardous Waste case in Illinois.

Mr. Heinrich is an “AV Preeminent” Rated Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell. He has also been selected by his peers as an Environmental Leading Lawyer from 2011 to 2017.

Brett D. Heinrich

Shareholder

Education

  • DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 1985
  • University of Illinois, B.A., 1982

Brett D. Heinrich

Shareholder

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1986

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1995
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1996

Affiliations

  • Member, American Bar Association, Environmental & Energy Section
  • Member, Illinois State Bar Association, Environmental Section
  • Member, Chicago Bar Association, Environmental Section

Brett D. Heinrich

Shareholder

Brett D. Heinrich

Shareholder