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I have over 20 years of experience at large regional, national, and international corporate law firms.  I specialize in matters involving soil  and groundwater contamination and also have extensive experience in occupational safety and health (OSHA) compliance.  I have practiced and am licensed in three states:  California, Illinois, and Indiana.   My large firm background includes time at Parker, Milliken, Clark, O'Hara & Samuelian (Los Angeles, CA); Seyfarth, Shaw, Fairweather & Geraldson (Chicago, IL); Jones Day (Chicago, IL); and Ice Miller LLP (Indianapolis, IN).  I spent five years practicing as a solo practitioner before returning to firm practice with Bamberger, Foreman, Oswald and Hahn.  Over the course of my career, I have represented dozens of Fortune 500 companies as well as small companies, local governments, and small family businesses.  I have represented employers in over a dozen workplace fatality cases, and have assisted clients with environmental, safety and health enforcement cases, compliance audits, and in numerous litigated cases.

In my practice, I have established relationships with key personnel at the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM), Indiana OSHA, U.S. EPA, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

My goal during my representations is to provide the client with competent but affordable legal advice, and to come up with creative ways to help my clients handle their environmental problems with as little financial impact to their bottom line as possible.


Practice areas


  1. Environmental: 80%
    26 years
  2. Employment: 15%
    26 years
  3. Real Estate: 5%
    26 years



Hourly ($200-350/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

Bamberger Foreman Oswald & Hahn

201 North Illinois Street
Indianapolis, IN, 46204


INActive In Good Standing199507/03/2016
ILVoluntarily Inactive199005/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Volunteer of the YearIndiana Chamber of Commerce2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Of CounselBamberger Foreman Oswald & Hahn2015 - Present
Owner/ Sole ProprietorEllen Gregory Law Offices2010 - 2014
Project AttorneyIce Miller LLP1997 - 2010
AssociateJones Day1993 - 1994
AssociateSeyfarth Shaw1990 - 1993
AssociateParker, Milliken, Clark, O'Hara & Samuelian1989 - 1990
Association namePosition nameDuration
Indiana State Bar AssociationN/A1995 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1989 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
East Chicago Waterway Management DistrictOngoing
Shiel Sexton Brownfields RedevelopmentSite redeveloped and used as office building
Indianapolis Casting (Navistar) OSHA EnforcementSettled with IOSHA
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Publication nameTitleDate
Disaster Planning and Homeland Security for Indiana BusinessDisaster Planning2007
Indiana Chamber of CommerceSafety and Health Guide for Indiana Business2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Los Angeles School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Princeton UniversityClassics, Comparative LiteratureOther - Bachelors1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Indiana Chamber of Commerce Safety ConferenceUsing the Internet in Safety ComplianceN/A
Indiana Chamber of Commerce Safety ConferenceOSHA RecordkeepingN/A