John Peiserich, Esq.

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John Peiserich specializes in environmental risk and compliance. With over 30 years of experience, John provides consulting and expert services for heavy industry and law firms throughout the country with a focus on Oil & Gas, Energy, and Public Utilities. He has extensive experience evaluating the risk associated with potential and ongoing compliance obligations, developing strategies around those obligations, and working to implement a client-focused compliance strategy. John has appointments as an Independent Monitor through EPA’s Suspension and Debarment Program. John routinely supports clients in a forward-facing role for rulemaking and legislative issues involving energy, environmental, Oil & Gas, and related issues.

John was a contributor to J.S. Held's 2024 Global Risk Report.

Key Expertise

  • Environmental Risk & Compliance
  • Oil & Gas
  • Products Liability & Mass Torts
  • Toxic Torts
  • Natural Resources
  • Federal, State & Local Permitting
  • Agency & Rulemaking Advocacy

Professional Licenses

  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • The State Bar of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Arkansas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Arkansas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin

J.S. Held is recognized as an ENR Top 200 Environmental Consulting Firm and industry leader in the Verdantix Green Quadrant for Sustainability & ESG Consulting.

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