Last week Marlon Lofgren introduced us to new member Michael Linder.   Mike Linder is a Shareholder at Koley Jessen P.C., L.L.O. and is a member of the firm’s Environmental and Real Estate Practice Groups. He has over 30 years’ experience in environmental law, including 14 years as the Governor-appointed Director of the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) and 10 years as the NDEQ’s Legal Counsel. His experience covers all aspects of environmental regulation, permitting, compliance, and policy and includes state, local, and federal environmental laws dealing with water quality, air quality, groundwater, and waste management.  While at NDEQ, Mike was active in regional and national environmental policy including serving as President of the Environmental Council of the States (ECOS) which is a non-profit, nonpartisan association made up of state environmental leaders from across the United States.
Mike currently sits on the Board of Directors of Nebraska Land Trust and Humanities Nebraska Council. He holds a B.S. in Political Science from the University of South Dakota and a J.D. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Welcome, Mike!