Steven C. Kohl, an experienced environmental and trial attorney, has joined the Metro Detroit office of Warner Norcross & Judd LLP as a partner.
Kohl brings nearly three decades of experience in a wide range of federal and state environmental compliance, enforcement and litigation matters to his new position with the Firm. His addition gives Warner Norcross one of the largest Environmental Law teams in Michigan.
"We are very pleased to welcome Steven Kohl to Warner Norcross," said William R. Jansen, the partner in charge of the Metro Detroit office. "He is a skilled litigator who will strengthen our Environmental Law Practice Group and our Metro Detroit office. We remain committed to expanding our presence in this key market of our state."
Prior to joining Warner Norcross, Kohl was a partner with Howard & Howard Attorneys, P.C., in Bloomfield Hills. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal, Third and Sixth Circuits and multiple U.S. District Courts.
Active in the legal community, Kohl is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and its section on Environmental Law, Negligence and Administrative Law. He has served as vice chair of the Bar's Environmental Litigation Committee and on the Superfund Committee of the Environmental Law Section. He is also a member of the American Bar Association and its Environment, Energy and Resources section.
Kohl has also served as a member of the Civil Justice Advisory Committee for the Federal District Court in the Western District of Michigan. He is a past member of the International Association of Defense Council and the Michigan Association of Defense Council. He has lectured widely before industry and insurance groups on environmental law.
A native of Oak Park, Illinois, Kohl holds a bachelor of arts degree in economics and a doctor of jurisprudence from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. He resides in West Bloomfield with his wife, Deanna, and their children, Robert, Allison and Audrey.* * *
About Warner Norcross & Judd:
Warner Norcross & Judd LLP is one of Michigan's leading providers of legal services with more than 170 attorneys in Metro Detroit, Grand Rapids, Holland and Muskegon. Over 40 percent of the Firm's partners are listed in the 2005-2006 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, more than any other large law firm headquartered in Michigan. Warner Norcross has been recognized in America's Greatest Places to Work With a Law Degree and as one of the most "Tech Savvy" law firms in the country by an independent, nationwide survey of clients. The Firm represents local, statewide, regional, national and international clients in all areas of business and civil law.