“I am deeply honored to serve the section…”

Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller Shareholder Steven T. Miano has been elected Vice Chair of the American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources. The section is the premier forum for strategies and information for environmental, energy and resource lawyers. Representing nearly 11,000 members nationwide, the section keeps its members informed, through educational programs, publications, and other services, of development trends, current court decisions, legislative initiatives, and regulatory programs concerning environmental, natural resources, and energy law. In his role as Vice Chair, Miano will help lead the section. He will become section Chair in September 2014. He has previously served the section as an Executive Committee member, Publications Officer, and Co-Chair of its Water Quality and Wetlands Committee.

“I am deeply honored to serve the section in this leadership position and am committed to maintaining the section’s critical role as the nation’s premier forum for environmental, energy, and resources lawyers,” Miano said. “I am also grateful to Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller for supporting my ongoing work with the ABA.”

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. He 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.