Justin Savage is the co-chair of Sidley’s global environmental team and serves on the firmwide Marketing and Practice Development committee and COVID-19 Task Force. He focuses on high-stakes environmental litigation and strategic counseling, including government enforcement actions, internal investigations, and rulemaking challenges. Justin is recognized for “his litigation and trial prowess in major environmental cases” and his “understanding of regulators’ viewpoints” by Chambers USA (2017). He won the Law360 MVP Award (2018) for several notable victories, including using litigation to leverage a solution to a multibillion-dollar problem for a heavily regulated industry sector.
Justin represents companies, boards, and senior executives in highly regulated industries, including the auto sector, engine makers, refiners, chemical manufacturers, mid-stream companies, the construction industry, mining companies, and electric utilities.
Justin served nearly a decade at the U.S. Department of Justice where he led several of the largest environmental enforcement actions in history and taught trial advocacy to hundreds of AUSAs and Main DOJ attorneys at the National Advocacy Center.
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