CBA Record November-December 2021


November/December 2021 • Volume 35, Number 6

4 Editor’s Briefcase

UnlockYour Unconscious Bias

INSIDE THIS ISSUE 18 What Matters Most: Environmental Insights from In-House Counsel By E. Lynn Grayson 22 The Fairness of Water By Cameron Davis 26 What’s Hot in Environmental Law By Jorge Mihalopoulos and Robert Weinstock 28 A Primer on Illinois Environmental Law: Permitting, Enforcement, and Emergency Response By Alex Garel-Frantzen and Molly Snittjer 32 Air, Land and Water: A Talk with Illinois EPA Director John Kim By Amy Cook 34 Judging Our Judges By Tracy Brammeier 36 Woes for WOTUS: Revisiting the Definition of “Waters of the United States” By Alex Garel-Frantzen 38 Illinois Climate and Equitable Jobs Act By Ashley Parr YOUNG LAWYERS SECTION

6 President’s Page

Floods, Carp, and Crap!

8 CBANews 14 Chicago Bar Foundation Report 16 The Pulse 40 LPMT Bits & Bytes SiliconValley Mergers – And

Maintaining Control of Your Data in the Cloud

42 Practical Ethics

CanYou Hear Me Now? ABA Formal Opinion 500 and the Duty to Communicate Effectively

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About the Cover


Retired judge and amateur photographer, Joan Kubalanza, took the cover photograph this past summer in Park Falls, WI.

The Environmental Issue

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