Bingham

Bingham

Edward L. Strohbehn Jr.

Of Counsel

Edward L. Strohbehn Jr. represents clients in:
  • complex and novel contaminated site remediation and Brownfield Development matters;
  • corporate stock and asset acquisitions;
  • environmental enforcement and permitting actions by federal and California environmental agencies;
  • federal and state legislative and regulatory electronic waste recycling activities; and
  • environmental compliance, enforcement and business planning.

Events

  • Vapor Intrusion: Short-Term TCE Exposure Limits and U.S. EPA Vapor Intrusion Guidance, for the program on Environmental Regulation 2013: Hot Topics, Regulatory Developments and Practical Guidance for Corporate Compliance, Practising Law Institute (PLI), New York City (Dec. 6, 2013)
  • Resources for the Future (RFF) Hydraulic Fracturing Project and Regulation of Hydraulic Fracturing in California, for the program on Environmental Regulation 2013: Hot Topics, Regulatory Developments and Practical Guidance for Corporate Compliance, Practising Law Institute (PLI), New York City (Dec. 6, 2013)
  • Managing Risk in Transactions: An Era of Changing Environmental Due Diligence Standards, Bloomberg BNA Webinar (Oct. 29, 2013)
  • Federal Law Implications: Clean Air Act Conformity and Endangerment Finding, for the CLE International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Law and Policy, Los Angeles, Calif. (April 9, 2013)
  • Allocating Environmental Liabilities in Commercial Transactions, Bloomberg BNA Webinar (Dec. 18, 2012)
  • Hydraulic Fracturing: State, Regional & Federal Policy, for the webinar series on Environmental Impacts of Shale Development and Hydraulic Fracturing: Key Legal Issues and Future Directions, American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education Group (ALI CLE) and Environmental Law Institute (ELI) Webinar (Dec. 14, 2012)
  • Allocating Environmental Risks and Liabilities: Structuring Contract Provisions to Limit Risk in Commercial Transactions, Strafford Publications Webinar (Sept. 13, 2012)
  • Vapor Intrusion: Evaluating and Managing VI Risk in Commercial Contracts, for the webinar on Vapor Intrusion: Using Negotiation and Drafting Techniques to Protect Interests in Real Estate Transactions, Strafford Publications Webinar (June 13, 2012)
  • Vapor Intrusion: The Ever Changing Regulatory Environment for the program on Sustainable Property Transactions: Business Strategies for Distressed Assets and Dynamic Energy Opportunities, RTM Communications, Boston, MA (May 3, 2012)
  • Vapor Intrusion Hot Topics: Recent Federal/State Regulatory Related Actions, for the program on Environmental Regulation 2012: Hot Topics, Commercial Implications and Management Strategies, Practising Law Institute (PLI), New York City, (also broadcast as a nationwide webinar) (March 29, 2012)
  • Drafting Environmental Provisions in Business and Real Estate Transactions, for the program on Environmental Regulation 2012: Hot Topics, Commercial Implications and Management Strategies, Practising Law Institute (PLI), New York City, (also broadcast as a nationwide webinar) (March 29, 2012)
  • Prospects for Regulation of GHGs in California, for the program on California Tackles Climate Change, Bar Association of San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif. (Nov. 4, 2011)
  • Vapors Rising: What’s Happening With Vapor Intrusion, for the program on Sustainable Property Transactions: Managing Distressed Assets and Renewable Energy Opportunities, RTM Communications, San Francisico, Calif. (May 20, 2011)
  • Whither Climate Change Regulation, for the program on Environmental Regulation 2011: Managing in the Face of Rapid Change, Practicing Law Institute (PLI), San Francisco (also broadcast as a nationwide webinar) (April 6, 2011)
  • Into Thin Air: The Increasing Importance of Vapor Intrusion – What’s Happening, for the program on Environmental Regulation 2011: Managing in the Face of Rapid Change, Practicing Law Institute (PLI), San Francisco (also broadcast as a nationwide webinar) (April 6, 2011)
  • Evaluating Vapor Intrusion/Vapor Encroachment in Real Estate Transactions: Recent Federal/State Guidance Actions; Key Industry Guidance for the webinar on Vapor Intrusion: Liability and Risks Under Evolving Standards – Managing Vapor Intrusion Risks in Real Estate Actions and Avoiding Claims, Strafford Publications Webinar (March 30, 2011)
  • Vapor Intrusion Evaluation: Recent Federal and State Guidance, for the webinar on New ASTM Vapor Encroachment Standard and Recent Vapor Intrusion Guidance, Strafford Publications Webinar (Sept. 8, 2010)
  • EPA Climate Change Regulatory Actions, for the program on Environmental Regulation and Commercial Implications 2010, Practicing Law Institute (PLI), New York, N.Y. (also broadcast as a nationwide webinar) (May 7, 2010)
  • Business Transactions and Vapor Intrusion: Identifying Risk with Current Guidance, for the program on Environmental Regulation and Commercial Implications 2010, Practicing Law Institute (PLI), New York, N.Y. (also broadcast as a nationwide webinar) (May 7, 2010)
  • Real Estate Transactions and Vapor Intrusion: Identifying Risks with Current Guidance, for the webinar on Vapor Intrusion: Liability and Litigation Under Evolving Standards, Managing Vapor Intrusion Risks in Real Estate Transactions and Defending Claims, Strafford Publications Webinar (May 5, 2010)
  • Vapor Intrusion: Key Developments and Current Guidance, for the program on Sustainable Property Transactions: Retooling the Business of Contaminated Site Redevelopments, RTM Communications, Philadelphia, Pa. (April 16, 2010)
  • SEC Issues Interpretive Guidance for Climate Change Disclosures, Bingham Webinar, (Feb. 19, 2010)
  • Vapor Encroachment Screening Under the Proposed Revisions to ASTM Standard E 2600, for the program on Sustainable Property Transactions: Reconfiguring the Business of Contaminated Site Redevelopments, RTM Communications Conference, San Francisco, Calif. (Oct. 28–30, 2009)
  • Proposed September 2009 Revisions to the ASTM E 2600-08 Standard Practice For Vapor Intrusion Screening, ASTM Vapor Intrusion Task Group and E:50:02 Subcommittee, Atlanta, Ga. (Oct. 21, 2009)
  • ASTM Vapor Intrusion Assessment Standard: Inappropriate Presumptions, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Environmental Law Section, Los Angeles, Calif. (Oct. 23, 2008)
  • ASTM Vapor Intrusion Assessment Standard: Inappropriate Presumptions, 2008 Environmental Law Conference, State Bar of California Environmental Law Section, Yosemite, Calif. (Oct. 17, 2008)
  • ASTM Vapor Intrusion Assessment Standard: Inappropriate Presumptions, 2008 Meeting of ASTM Vapor Intrusion Task Group and E:50:02 Subcommittee, Miami, Fla. (Oct. 2, 2008)

Publications

Memberships

  • Fellow, American College of Environmental Lawyers (2011–present) 
  • Council Member, ABA Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources (1998–2001; 1976–1979); Chair, Strategic Planning Committee (2000–2002)
  • Board of Directors, Environmental Law Institute, Washington, D.C., Chairman of the Board (2012–present), Director (2005–present); Executive Committee (2007–present); Search Committee for President (2011), Chair, Nominating Committee (2006–2011; Member–2005); Member, Development Committee (2005–2011)
  • Board of Directors, Resources for the Future, Washington, D.C. (1996–2004); Chair, Development Committee (1996–1998)
  • Board of Directors, Lawyers Alliance for World Security, Washington, D.C. (1991–1996)
  • Leadership Council, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, Conn. (2001–present)
  • Advisory Committee, Center for Law, Energy & the Environment, U.C. Berkley Law School (2007–present)
  • Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy: Advisory Committee (1994–1997)
  • Board of Advisers, Journal of Environmental Law and Practice (1994–2000)

Awards & Honors

  • Award of Merit, Yale Law School Association (2010)
  • Best Lawyers, Environmental Law (2010–2011, 2013–2015)
  • Best Lawyers, Litigation — Environmental (2012–2015)
  • Legal 500 US, Environment: Transaction and Regulatory (2012–2013)
  • Super Lawyers, Northern California (2004–2014)
  • Lawdragon 500, Leading Lawyers in America (2005–2006; 2009–2011)
  • Top Rated Lawyers 2012, Washington D.C. and Baltimore’s Top Rated Lawyers
  • Who’s Who Legal: California (2007–2010)
  • Who’s Who Legal: The International Who’s Who of Environmental Lawyers (2010)
  • Who’s Who Legal: The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers (2006–2008, 2011)
  • Yale Law Journal (1966-1969); Articles and Book Review Editor (1968–1969)
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Yale University

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