Greenebaum attorneys elected to leadership positions in the American College of Environmental Lawyers
LEXINGTON, KY: Lloyd R. Cress has been elected a Fellow of the American College of Environmental Lawyers (ACOEL), a professional organization of distinguished private sector lawyers who practice in the field of environmental law. Cress joins Carolyn M. Brown as the only two ACOEL members from Kentucky. Brown has also been elected to the 2009 ACOEL Board of Regents.
Membership in ACOEL is by invitation only and members are recognized by their peers as preeminent in their field. Eligibility is limited to those who have practiced environmental law for at least 15 years and whose practice for the past five years has been at least 50 percent environmental law.
Cress, Of Counsel in Greenebaum’s Lexington office, is a member in the Regulatory and Administrative Practice Group, and focuses his practice on environmental law. Cress returned to the firm after serving as Deputy Secretary for the Kentucky Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet, Commissioner of the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection and Environmental Director of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce. Cress received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky and his LL.B. from the University of Kentucky College of Law.
Brown, a Member in Greenebaum’s Lexington office, is Chair of the firm’s Regulatory and Administrative Practice Group, and is Chair of the group’s Environmental and Natural Resources Team. Her practice focuses on environmental law and includes advice and counseling on regulatory requirements, permitting and transactional issues as well as environmental litigation. She is past chair and currently a member of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce’s Environmental Committee, as well as past chair of the Kentucky Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy and Natural Resources. Brown received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky and her J.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Law.
About the American College of Environmental Lawyers
The American College of Environmental Lawyers was founded in July 2007 by a group of environmental practitioners from across the country. The organization’s purpose is to maintain and improve the standards of practice, administration of justice, and ethics of the profession, and contribute to the development of environmental law at both the state and federal levels.
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