Fredrick J. Dindoffer Presents to the Environmental Bankers Association
Fredrick J. Dindoffer, chair of Bodman’s Environmental Practice Group, presented to the Environmental Bankers Association (EBA) at its recent conference, “Rebalancing Risk, Its Mitigation, Opportunities and Rewards,” held in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Dindoffer offered an attorney’s view on the uses and misuses of environmental data and the pitfalls present in developing and using such data in a variety of transactions and forums.
The EBA is a non-profit association that represents the financial services industry, including bank and non-bank financial institutions, insurers, and those that provide services to them. Established in 1994, the EBA was formed to respond to increased sensitivity to environmental risk issues and the need to develop policies and procedures for financial institutions to address those issues.
Dindoffer is an expert in environmental considerations of lending institutions, including both commercial lending and environmental matters that relate to fiduciaries. He also assists clients with Brownfield redevelopments, environmental litigation, obtaining environmental permits, counseling with respect to their responsibilities on environmental matters, and performing necessary due diligence and planning for corporate acquisitions, real estate purchases and financing.
Dindoffer is listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2012 under Environmental Law and Litigation-Environmental and in Michigan Super Lawyers 2007-2011. He serves on the Executive Committee of the Great Lakes Council of the Boy Scouts of America, which covers metro Detroit. Prior to becoming an attorney, Dindoffer worked for the United States Environmental Protection Agency as an engineer in its air emissions programs.