Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP is pleased to announce the appointment of John Georgakopoulos as Partner, effective January 1, 2013. Prior to becoming an environmental lawyer, John was a senior environmental scientist at Ontario’s Ministry of Environment. While at the MOE, John worked with U.S. state representatives to develop a regional, bi-national toxic air emissions inventory for the Great Lakes region. In 2001 and 2002, John received the MOE’s Emerald Award for superior quality service and environmental protection.
John commenced his environmental law practice at Willms & Shier in 2008. He advises clients on environmental compliance and due diligence, defends environmental prosecutions and orders, and litigates environmental claims. We are pleased to have John as part of our team.