Great Rivers Environmental Law Center (“Great Rivers”) is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as a Tier 1 Metropolitan “Best Law Firm” in Environmental Litigation by U.S. News- Best Lawyers, in 2020. Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Bruce Morrison, Great Rivers’ newly-elected President and former General Counsel, was also recognized by U.S. News- Best Lawyers as a Best Lawyer in Environmental Litigation, for the 9th consecutive year.
Great Rivers is a nonprofit public interest law firm whose mission is to enhance clean air, water and energy, to preserve wetlands and parks, and to promote the public health. It provides legal services for free or at reduced rates to citizens and organizations in asserting and defending their rights before administrative officials and as a last resort before the courts. It also drafts legislation and initiative petitions and works to enforce existing laws and regulations. It has provided free and reduced fee legal representation to individuals experiencing threats of pollution or destruction to their environment, and to environmental organizations and citizens’ groups in St. Louis, Rolla, Crystal City, Franklin County and the Kansas City area.
Great Rivers is the only nonprofit environmental law firm in Missouri and Southern Illinois.