John Georgakopoulos

Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP

    Course Chair: Air Quality Challenges and Compliance

    John Georgakopoulos B.Sc. (Hons.), M.Sc., LL.B., is a Partner and Certified Specialist in Environmental Law by the Law Society of Ontario at Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP.

    John resolves complex environmental legal issues for clients, uniquely drawing on his technical knowledge as a former senior environmental scientist with Ontario’s environmental regulator. John has particular expertise advising property developers, REITs, industrial manufacturers, and municipalities about managing environmental risks and liabilities associated with brownfields and contaminated sites.

    John provides strategic advice to help protect clients against corporate and personal environmental liabilities including civil claims, regulatory orders, prosecutions and fines. John is called to the Bar of Ontario and Alberta. John may be reached at or 416-862-4826.