Dennis J. Conniff - Frost Brown Todd LLC

Dennis J. Conniff

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2003
Phone: 502-568-0398

Dennis is the vice-chair of the Firm’s environmental department. He represents clients with respect to issues concerning permitting and compliance in the waste, air and water programs.


Dennis spent nine years with the Department of Law (now Office of Legal Services), Kentucky Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Cabinet (now Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet), where he served as manager of the Solid and Hazardous Waste Legal Branch and Director of Environmental Protection Legal Division. He also served as the representative of the Cabinet on the Environmental Crimes Workgroup.

He has represented and counseled clients in a broad range of administrative proceedings before environmental agencies, including USEPA Region 4; the Kentucky Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet, Office of Administration Hearings; and the Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District. In addition to representing clients in administrative litigation before these agencies he has litigated environmental issues in the Kentucky Circuit Courts and the Federal Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky, including the defense of toxic tort actions.

University of LouisvilleJ.D. 1978
ABA Waste and Resource Recovery CommitteeGreater Louisville, Inc. Environmental Affairs Committee Air SubcommitteeGreater Louisville, Inc. Air Toxics Task Force

Office Location

400 West Market Street, Suite 3200
Louisville, KY 40202-3363
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2013 Lawyer of the Year in Environmental Law of the Louisville Metro Area
Dennis J. Conniff has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Environmental Law (Administrative/Regulatory, Counseling, Enforcement Defense, Environmental Cleanup, Environmental Permitting, Land Use and Zoning, Litigation)
Litigation - Environmental