New Chicago Partner Strengthens Bryan Cave’s Environmental Practice

CHICAGO, IL, May 10, 2011 – The international law firm Bryan Cave LLP announced today that Susan E. Brice has joined the firm’s Chicago office as a partner. She will practice within the firm’s Environmental Client Service Group.

Brice has more than 15 years of experience in environmental law focused on litigating environmental matters in federal and state courts. She has significant experience handling environmental, toxic tort and product liability litigation, and has experience with environmental aspects of major transactions including public/private partnership, infrastructure and renewable energy deals.

“We are delighted to welcome Susan to the firm,” said Mike Ohm, managing partner of Bryan Cave’s Chicago office. “Her practice focus enhances the firm’s ability to deliver the highest quality environmental counsel to our clients.” Steve Poplawski, Bryan Cave’s environmental group leader, noted that, “Susan particularly strengthens and deepens our already substantial environmental litigation capabilities, not just in Chicago, but throughout the U.S.”

Brice has experience in all major aspects of environmental law, including experience handling major Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, CERCLA, RCRA, chemical exposure and project development disputes. Before joining Bryan Cave, Brice was co-leader of the environmental group at another international law firm in Chicago.

Brice received her J.D., cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center in 1995 and her B.S.J., with distinction, from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in 1992.

Bryan Cave LLP ( has a diversified international legal practice. The firm represents a wide variety of business, financial, institutional and individual clients, including publicly held multinational corporations, large and mid-sized privately held companies, partnerships and emerging companies. Subsidiaries Bryan Cave International Trade and Bryan Cave Strategies provide trade and customs consultancy and government relations and strategic counsel, respectively. Aided by extensive investments in technology, Bryan Cave’s more than 1,000 lawyers and other professionals in 25 offices across the United States, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe and Asia efficiently serve clients’ needs in the world’s key business and financial markets.

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