Pam is a seasoned environmental attorney who joined Daley Mohan Groble, P.C. as Partner after nearly 20 years with BNSF Railway Company.
Pam’s experience includes environmental remediation claims and litigation with private parties, communities and government agencies, some involving complex sites with multiple contaminants and sources, off-site migration, indoor air, toxic tort, and insurance issues. While at BNSF Railway Company, Pam was lead in-house environmental counsel in the case of Burlington Northern, et al, v. United States, et al, ultimately decided by the United States Supreme Court, which held that joint and several liability for environmental cleanup costs need not attach where apportionment can be demonstrated at trial.
At Daley Mohan Groble, Pam’s practice covers compliance counseling, permitting, auditing and enforcement actions in environmental matters under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, and Superfund, as well as hazardous materials transportation and other environmental statutes.
In addition to her regulatory practice, Pam provides transactional counseling in property acquisition, disposition and financing, including permitting small and large scale development projects requiring Environmental Impact Statements or other assessments under National Environmental Policy Act. Pam was named a Leading Lawyer in Illinois for 2019 and 2020, an honor earned by less than 5% of Illinois attorneys.
- University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1985
- University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, B.A., 1981
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
- Illinois Supreme Court
- U.S. Supreme Court
Pam has earned the respect of clients and peers with her in-depth knowledge of complex environmental statutes.