Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller has announced that Steven T. Miano, a shareholder and Chair of the Environmental Law practice, has been elected to the firm’s Board of Directors. The Board, which is comprised of eight Shareholders and one Associate Observer, manages the firm’s day to day operations and the firm’s overall strategic initiatives.

“I am honored to have been elected by my fellow shareholders to the Board of Hangley Aronchick,” Miano said. “I look forward to contributing to the firm’s continued success as a Board member.”

Miano has practiced environmental law for more than 25 years, and his practice includes all facets of environmental law and litigation, including federal and state cases involving the Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, Hazardous Waste laws, Superfund, brownfields redevelopment, and energy development. His clients include industrial corporations, commercial entities, and municipalities. Miano currently serves as Chair-Elect of the American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources, and has been recognized as a leader in environmental law by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business(Band 1); Who’s Who of Business Lawyers; Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine; and Best Lawyers in America.

Before entering private practice, Miano was an Assistant Regional Counsel for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region III. He is an adjunct professor at Rutgers University Law School – Camden, where he teaches courses on environmental law. He is a frequent lecturer and has written about environmental legal issues for a variety of publications. He has also served as a course planner for several state and national environmental law programs. Recently, Miano co-authored a chapter on TMDLs for Third Edition of The Clean Water Act Handbook.

Miano earned his bachelor of science in Environmental Studies from George Washington University in 1982, and his law degree from the University of New Hampshire School of Law in 1985.