Meagan Noel Newman

Partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Meagan Noel Newman

Meagan Noel Newman

Partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Biography

Ms. Newman is a partner in Seyfarth’s Chicago office. She is a member of the firm’s Environmental, Safety and Toxic Torts Practice Group, Catastrophe Response Team and co-lead of the Safety, Aviation/Transportation & Environmental Whistleblower Specialty Team. Her practice includes environmental and commercial litigation and regulatory compliance counseling involving OSHA, MSHA, CERCLA, RCRA, TSCA, and the Clean Air Act.

In the OSHA and MSHA contexts, Ms. Newman assists clients in identifying workplace safety and health compliance issues, preparing for inspections, developing strategies for defending citations and regularly defends employers throughout the enforcement process, including inspections and enforcement proceedings. Additionally, she regularly counsels clients regarding safety and health matters, including workplace violence, assists in internal investigations and helps clients coordinate the response to catastrophic workplace events.

Ms. Newman also regularly defends clients facing criminal and whistleblower allegations arising under federal and state environmental and workplace safety laws, with an emphasis on AIR21, STAA and OSHA whistleblower claims. She has experience defending toxic tort cases arising from groundwater contamination, underground storage tanks, citizen suits, asbestos, benzene and other chemical exposures, and representing commercial and residential building owners in indoor air quality matters.

Additionally, Ms. Newman assists clients with evaluating green marketing claims, identifying and resolving environmental compliance and contamination issues in real estate and corporate transactions, and developing and managing sustainability plans.

Ms. Newman is a partner in Seyfarth’s Chicago office. She is a member of the firm’s Environmental, Safety and Toxic Torts Practice Group, Catastrophe Response Team and co-lead of the Safety, Aviation/Transportation & Environmental Whistleblower Specialty Team. Her practice includes environmental and commercial litigation and regulatory compliance counseling involving OSHA, MSHA, CERCLA, RCRA, TSCA, and the Clean Air Act.

In the OSHA and MSHA contexts, Ms. Newman assists clients in identifying workplace safety and health compliance issues, preparing for inspections, developing strategies for defending citations and regularly defends employers throughout the enforcement process, including inspections and enforcement proceedings. Additionally, she regularly counsels clients regarding safety and health matters, including workplace violence, assists in internal investigations and helps clients coordinate the response to catastrophic workplace events.

Ms. Newman also regularly defends clients facing criminal and whistleblower allegations arising under federal and state environmental and workplace safety laws, with an emphasis on AIR21, STAA and OSHA whistleblower claims. She has experience defending toxic tort cases arising from groundwater contamination, underground storage tanks, citizen suits, asbestos, benzene and other chemical exposures, and representing commercial and residential building owners in indoor air quality matters.

Additionally, Ms. Newman assists clients with evaluating green marketing claims, identifying and resolving environmental compliance and contamination issues in real estate and corporate transactions, and developing and managing sustainability plans.

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Chair at Seyfarth Shaw LLP

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Associate Managing Partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP

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Co-Chair, Wage & Hour Litigation Practice Group at Seyfarth Shaw LLP

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National Chairperson, Complex Discrimination Litigation Practice Group at Seyfarth Shaw LLP

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Co-Chair, Employment Litigation & Counseling Practice Group at Seyfarth Shaw LLP

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Chair, California Hospitality Practice at Seyfarth Shaw LLP

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National Chair, Real Estate Department at Seyfarth Shaw LLP

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Partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP

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Partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP

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Partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP

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Seyfarth Shaw has grown from three Chicago attorneys in 1945 to a full-service law firm. The firm's offerings, capabilities and geographic locations allow them to respond to the critical legal and business issues of their clients.

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Alleghany Corp., Alleghany Capital Corp. purchase Integrated Project Services, Inc.

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