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   3Susan J. SadlerBloomfield Hills(248) 642-8685ssadler@dmms.comssadler@dmms.comDawda Mann Mulcahy & Sadler PLCwww.dmms.comwww.dmms.comsadlersusanj.jpgEnergy LawEnvironmental LawEnvironmental Law
Susan J.
Dawda Mann Mulcahy & Sadler PLC
39533 Woodward Ave Ste 200
Bloomfield Hills MI 48304
Ph.(248) 642-8685 Fx.(248) 642-7791
Recommended by peers in:    Extensive Experience in:
Energy Law    Environmental Law
Environmental Law
Advisory Board Member
County:  Oakland
Practice Description:  
Ms. Sadler is a founding Member of Dawda, Mann, Mulcahy & Sadler, PLC. She concentrates her legal practice on a broad spectrum of environmental and energy issues. Since the early 1980s, she has provided counsel on compliance with the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act; Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, Wetland Regulations, Endangered Species Act, and state environmental statutes and permitting requirements.

An experienced counselor, Ms. Sadler frequently defends corporations in administrative proceedings and environmental litigation brought by citizens groups, attorney general offices and the Federal Justice Department. Her legal expertise includes representing corporations in toxic tort litigation brought by individuals claiming damage and physical injury from exposure to chemicals as well as representing individuals, corporations, municipalities and business entities in all aspects of environmental regulations. She also has experience in negotiating settlements with insurance carriers regarding pollution claims.

Ms. Sadler is LEED-AP accredited and is one of the few attorneys with this distinction. She is an active member of the American Bar Association's Litigation and Natural Resources; Energy and Environmental law sections and past vice chair of the American Bar association's Solid and Hazardous Waste Committee. She is a board member of the Great Lakes Center for Legal Studies.

A frequent author, Ms. Sadler has made significant contributions to the Detroit College of Law Review, the second and third editions of the RCRA Practice Manual (published by the American Bar Association), and Environmental Law for Contractors. She is also a lecturer for the American Bar Association and State Bar of Michigan and has been a faculty member of the Law Institute Program of the Defense Research Institute.

Ms. Sadler earned her law degree from the University of Toledo in 1980 and her bachelor's degree from Albion College in 1977.

Bar Admissions:  
Michigan, 1981
U.S District Court
  Eastern District of Michigan
  Western District of Michigan

Law School:  University of Toledo College of Law, J.D., 1980

Undergraduate School:  Albion College, B.A., 1977

Bar/Professional Association Involvement:  
American Bar Association
Legal Institute of the Great Lakes

Awards; Honors; Distinctions:
Michigan Super Lawyer, 2007 - Present
Top Lawyer in Metro Detroit, DBusiness, 2010-Present
Twenty Best Lawyers, Crain's Detroit Business, 2009
Best Lawyers - Environmental Law, Crain's Detroit Business, 2009-Present
AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell

Published Legal Writing:  
Contributing Author, The RCRA (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act), American Bar Association, 2013 Edition

Author, "The Environmental Justice Initiative and Its Impact on Corporations," LakeLinks for the Legal Institute of the Great Lakes, Winter 1998-1999

Author, "Got Green?" Michigan State Bar Journal, Oct. 2009

Contributing Author, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law - ABA - A Year in Review, multiple years since 1990

Firm Description:  
Dawda Mann is dedicated to helping businesses and the individuals who own them. We are located in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., with a clientele of Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, publicly and privately owned companies of varied sizes; and emerging businesses located throughout the United States. We also represent many individuals in their tax, estate and personal planning matters.

As globalization makes the business world a smaller place, we strive to meet the national and global needs of our clients. In an effort to meet those needs, we use a wide range of internal and external resources, including in-house attorneys that speak Spanish, German and French. Additionally, we are fluent in the complex language of business.

Unlike many business firms, we do not want to be all things to all people. We offer our clients the expertise of a large law firm and the flexibility of a small firm.

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