Why Choose Us
The Law Offices of Shell J. Bleiweiss was founded on the premise that clients should be able to find proven, top-quality outside counsel in a more cost- effective setting than large firms. We provide the same high quality environmental and OSHA legal services as larger firms at lower and more flexible rates, with more personal service, and with fewer conflicts of interest.
Shell Bleiweiss practiced environmental and OSHA law for 16 years with three of the largest law firms in the United States, most recently as a partner for 10 years at McDermott, Will & Emery. During that time large firm hourly rates passed the $300 per hour mark ($400 in some cases), making it difficult or impossible to practice cost-efficient law. At the same time, for an environmental lawyer whose cases often involve many parties, conflicts associated with large firm lists of clients made it difficult to dependably serve the needs of existing and new clients. On January 1, 1998 Shell founded the Law Offices of Shell J. Bleiweiss to provide cost-efficient, top-quality service to environmental and OSHA clients.