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Louis E. Tosi

Partner, Environmental Practice Administrator
1000 Jackson Street
Toledo, OH 43604
Direct419.321.1397
Fax419.241.6894
ltosi@slk-law.com
Huntington Center
41 South High Street
Suite 2400
Columbus, OH 43215
Direct614.463.9441
Fax614.463.1108

Assistant

Becky Deal
Direct419.321.1433
bdeal@slk-law.com

Louis E. Tosi has substantial experience in the areas of environmental law, administrative law and litigation.  Lou serves as Chair of the firm's Environmental Practice Group and is a former member of the firm's management committee.

Lou has extensive experience in representing companies in matters before the United States and Ohio Environmental Protection Agencies.  He also regularly represents a number of industry groups in a variety of rulemaking settings and CERCLA matters.   He has substantial experience in class actions and complex litigation, as well as CERCLA, RCRA, the Clean Water Act and the Clean Air Act.

Honors

  • Americas Leading Lawyers for Business, Chambers & Partners, Natural Resources & Environment practice
  • The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers
  • The International Who's Who of Environment Lawyers, 2013
  • Best Lawyers in America, 1989 - 2018
  • Ohio Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine, 2004 - 2017
  • Toledo Business Journal, "Who's Who in Toledo Area Law"
  • AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Toledo Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Natural Resources Section Air Quality Committee, past Vice-Chair
  • American Bar Association Section on Administrative Law
  • Ohio State Bar Association Environmental Law Committee, past Chair
  • Ohio Chamber of Commerce Energy and Environment Committee
  • Ohio Governor Voinovich's Task Force on Brownfields Reform, Chair
  • Ohio EPA Air and Solid Waste Public Advisory Group
  • Global Rivers Environmental Education Network (Ann Arbor, Michigan), past President
  • Board of Directors, The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), 2013-2017, 2017-2021

News Releases

12.07.2017Shumaker Attorneys Named to 2018 Ohio Super Lawyers® and Ohio Rising Stars
08.17.2017Shumaker Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018
06.01.2017Chambers USA Recognizes Shumaker Attorneys and Practice Areas
12.13.2016Shumaker Attorneys Named to 2017 Ohio Super Lawyers® and Ohio Rising Stars
08.16.2016Shumaker Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers In America® 2017
06.06.2016Shumaker Attorneys Recognized as Leading Lawyers in Chambers USA
12.07.2015Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named to 2016 Ohio Super Lawyers® and Ohio Rising Stars
08.19.2015Shumaker Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers In America® 2016
05.27.2015Chambers USA Recognizes Shumaker Attorneys and Practices
01.30.2015Environmental Protection Agency Withdraws Textileather Corp. Corrective Action Order
12.04.2014Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named to 2015 Ohio Super Lawyers® and Ohio Rising Stars
08.21.201483 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015
05.29.2014Shumaker Attorneys Recognized as Leading Lawyers in Chambers USA
12.05.2013Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named to 2014 Ohio Super Lawyers® and Ohio Rising Stars
08.15.201383 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014
05.29.2013Shumaker Recognized in Chambers USA
04.22.2013Louis E. Tosi Appointed to the Board of The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF)
12.21.2012Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named to 2013 Ohio Super Lawyers and Ohio Rising Stars
08.28.201281 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013
06.15.2012Shumaker Recognized in Chambers USA
04.02.2012Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named To Corporate Counsel’s "2012 Top Rated Lawyers Guide to Energy/Environmental/Natural Resources Law"
09.15.2011Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Toledo Business Journal’s “Who’s Who in Toledo Area Law” Recognition
09.07.201170 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers In America® 2012
06.13.2011Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named “Leaders in their Field” by Chambers USA
12.20.2010Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named to 2011 Ohio Super Lawyers and Ohio Rising Stars
08.12.201070 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2011
07.29.2010Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Toledo Business Journal’s “Who’s Who in Area Law” Recognition
05.06.2010Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named “Leaders in their Field” by Chambers USA

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Education

  • J.D., cum laude, Ohio State University, Phi Beta Kappa, 1974
  • B.A., cum laude, Ohio State University, 1971

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Ohio, 1974
  • Supreme Court Ohio, 1974
  • United States District Court Northern District of Ohio, 1975
  • Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit, 1976
  • United States Supreme Court, 1978
  • Court of Appeals Fourth Circuit, 1980
  • Court of Appeals Third Circuit, 1981
  • Court of Appeals Seventh Circuit, 1990
  • United States District Court Southern District of Ohio, 2003

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