Ms. Millett will continue to focus her practice on environmental regulatory compliance, land use, permitting and litigation.
Phillips Nizer LLP welcomes veteran environmental lawyer, Eileen D. Millett, as a partner in the Environmental and Real Estate Law Practices. Ms. Millett provides counsel to clients regarding environmental risks in complex environmental enforcement proceedings, including OSHA audits, land use, environmental due diligence, remediation, brownfields, superfund, and hazardous waste. She also litigates and represents clients in administrative proceedings, real estate transactions and environmental compliance, and advises clients in permit issues, and adopting sustainable development policies and climate change initiatives.
Along with her career in private practice, Ms. Millett spent a number of years in city and state government. Most notably, Ms. Millett was general counsel for 15 years at the Interstate Environmental Commission, formerly known as the Interstate Sanitation Commission. She also served as an assistant general counsel with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and as an assistant general counsel with the Environmental Protection and Criminal Prosecution Bureaus of the New York State Department of Law.
“Eileen is an excellent addition to our Litigation Department and enhances the range of services we can provide to our clients,” said Mark Elliott, Chair of the firm’s Litigation Department.
Ms. Millett earned her J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law, and her undergraduate degree from Syracuse University. She is admitted to practice in New York and the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the United States Supreme Court.