John Kindschuh

John Kindschuh concentrates his nationwide practice in the field of environmental law, including litigation, regulatory compliance, and transactional counseling. Mr. Kindschuh also represents large industrial corporations on legislative and regulatory issues pertaining to energy costs and in electric, gas, and sewer rate cases.

Mr. Kindschuh routinely represents clients in USEPA enforcement actions and CERCLA cost recovery actions. Mr. Kindschuh has successfully litigated cases in federal and state courts, and before the Missouri Public Service Commission. He has a strong commitment to representing corporate clients in multi-million dollar cases as well as to individual pro bono clients who cannot afford legal representation.

Mr. Kindschuh regularly advises clients on regulatory and permitting issues under the Clean Water Act, RCRA, NEPA, and other federal and state environmental laws. He is involved with utility regulation as well as developments with renewable and sustainable energy. He has experience in occupational safety and health counseling and defense.

Mr. Kindschuh negotiates environmental terms of deal documents and conducts environmental due diligence for purchasers, sellers, and lenders. He has significant experience reviewing and analyzing Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments and managing real estate transactions. He handles many contractual aspects of transactions, including the environmental and regulatory issues.

Mr. Kindschuh interned with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the National Labor Relations Board. His undergraduate studies included concentrations in history and human resource management.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Environmental, 2) Commercial Litigation, 3) Energy and Natural Resources and 4) Occupational Safety and Health Industry Team
Law School University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., 2004
Admitted Year 1999
Education Washington University, B.S./B.A., 2000
Bar Member / Association Illinois State Bar Association, Missouri State Bar Association
Most recent firm Bryan Cave LLP
Relevant Jobs
USA-MO-Kansas City

Successful, expanding KC personal injury law firm seeks an attorney with 5+ years personal injury litigation experience, an extraordinary work ethic and a proven track record. This firm has the drive,...

Apply now

Paralegal/legal Assistant

Paralegal/Legal Assistant Responsibilities: Manage calendar and case files. Assist with the drafting and reviewing of legal documents. Answer phones and assist with client intake. eFiling. Manage clie...

Apply now

Senior Paralegal, Corporate
USA-MO-Saint Louis

Senior Paralegal, Corporate The candidate provides legal support to Energizer attorneys on a broad range of matters, including: assist the commercial legal group in the preparation of agreements, adm...

Apply now

+ View more jobs
Andrew Hamilton
Andrew Hamilton

Andrew Hamilton is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Business and Finance Practice. Mr. Hamilton practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, securities law, and general corporate counseling.

Anthony C. DeCusatis
Anthony C. DeCusatis

Anthony C. DeCusatis is of counsel in Morgan Lewis's Energy Practice.He also represents and counsels utilities and nonutility energy suppliers on emerging issues created by the transition from regulation to competitive markets.

Benjamin P. Smith
Benjamin P. Smith

Benjamin P. Smith is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice. He is a trial lawyer with a particular focus on high-stakes disputes in the biotechnology, medical device, and internet industries.