Grossmark, Stephen T. Of Counsel

Grossmark, Stephen T. Of Counsel

Practice Focus

Stephen Grossmark represents clients in the areas of environmental law and sustainable development. He also provides counseling and litigation services regarding claims for personal injury and property damage related to environmental pollution and exposure to toxic materials, including on an industry wide basis. His clients include corporate entities as well as local government bodies such as park and school districts.
Steve is highly experienced in providing litigation, counseling, regulatory, administrative law and transactional services under federal and state environmental and health and safety statutes. These include: the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (“CERCLA” or “Superfund”), the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), The Clean Water Act (CWA), the Clean Air Act (CAA), the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OSHA) and the Illinois Environmental Protection Act.

Steve is engaged to address a variety of environmental matters, including site remediations, cost recovery actions, hazardous and solid waste management, water pollutant discharges, air pollutant emissions, environmental permitting, environmental due diligence, environmental investigations and underground storage tanks.

He has been designated a LEED® Accredited Professional (AP) for demonstrating a thorough understanding of green building practices and principles and the LEED® Rating System.

Professional Background

Prior to entering private practice, Steve was an assistant attorney general with the state of Illinois for seven years. As a member of that office’s Environmental Control Division, he concentrated in civil environmental enforcement actions in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies. He has been selected for inclusion of Illinois Super Lawyer® in Environmental Law since 2015 and Leading Lawyers.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Chicago Bar Association, Member, Civil Practice and Environmental Law Committees
  • U.S. Green Building Council - Illinois Chapter, Member, State & Local Government Committee

Representative Experience