Fredrick J. Dindoffer - Bodman PLC

Fredrick J. Dindoffer

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006

My education and experiences combine an undergraduate engineering degree, and experience as a practicing engineer working for USEPA air programs, with my law degree. Over the last 35 years as an environmental attorney I have had significant experience in most areas of environmental law and litigation. The four most prominent areas of my practice have been (1) counseling corporate clients on their compliance requirements and duties; (2) aiding in the environmental, health and safety aspects of corporate and real estate transactions; (3) environmental litigation; and (4) obtaining incentives for redevelopment projects, focused mainly in brownfield sites.  

University of MichiganWayne State UniversityJ.D. 1979

Case History

Environmental counsel for major lenders — I have served as environmental counsel in hundreds of transactions for lenders taking real estate collateral, which in many cases has been environmentally impaired. This has ranged from small individual plant sites to large multi site fuel station portfolios and multi plant site manufacturing locations.

Client Comments

"Fred is knowledgeable, pragmatic, aggressive (when appropriate), and is very good at negotiating the best possible resolution to each matter we have involved him in. He is also an effective manager in terms of organizing and directing the resources of Bodman to support our team."

"Fredrick Dindoffer is etremely responsive, and an expert in environmental laws and regulations, litigation tactics, and procedures."

"Fred Dindoffer is a superb legal services provider across the board. His knowledge of the subject matter (environmental law) is second to none, and he has provided the highest quality of services to me and my team for many years."

-Richard J. Plewa
Senior Vice President and Director, Corporate Sustainability
Comerica Bank

Office Location

Ford Field, Sixth Floor
1901 Saint Antoine Street
Detroit, MI 48226
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2013 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Environmental of the Detroit Metro Area
Fredrick J. Dindoffer has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Environmental Law (Administrative/Regulatory, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Climate Change, Counseling, Environmental Cleanup, Permitting, RCRA/Hazardous Waste, Superfunds/Environmental Remediation, Toxic Tort, Wetlands)
Litigation - Environmental