John E. Collins - Attorney
"With a background in environmental compliance and testing, John E. Collins 's practice revolves around a variety of environmental matters including CERCLA cost recovery and contribution actions, state agency enforcement actions, and air, water and hazardous waste regulatory compliance matters.
John E. Collins has conducted internal investigations and advises clients on permits issues, environmental issues related to real estate transactions, and OSHA matters.
John E. Collins develops remediation strategies and negotiates complex remedies with state and federal environmental regulators.
John E. Collins has negotiated consent decrees and participated in PRP groups performing work pursuant to administrative orders and consent decrees.
Before joining the firm, John E. Collins was a technical manager at Schultz Co. John E. Collins also served as the laboratory manager of an environmental testing facility, where John E. Collins established a Quality Assurance Department, created a company safety program, and developed new methods of environmental analysis. While in law school, John E. Collins served on the Public Law Review and received the Academic Excellence Award for Conflict of Laws.
The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
Environmental Law Institute
Illinois State Bar Association
The Missouri Bar
St. Louis Air and Waste Management Association
Boy Scouts of America
Chesterfield Youth Football Association, Football Coach"