Katerina E. Milenkovski - Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Katerina E. Milenkovski

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2005

Kathy Milenkovski is an attorney with the Columbus, Ohio office of Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, where she focuses her attention on environmental matters, in particular, air pollution permitting and compliance, as well as renewable energy and climate change regulation.  A 1994 summa cum laude graduate of Capital University Law School, Ms. Milenkovski draws on her background as a chemical engineer (The Ohio State University, B.S.Ch.E. 1989) in assisting clients in the chemical, petroleum, utility, manufacturing and mining industries with permitting and enforcement matters. Ms. Milenkovski has extensive experience with construction permits, including major new source review for prevention of significant deterioration, as well as Title V operating permits.   She has successfully challenged unreasonable permit terms and conditions before courts and administrative tribunals in both Ohio and West Virginia and has also defended permits from attack by citizens groups.


Ms. Milenkovski is a frequent lecturer on topics of air permitting and renewable energy, among others.  Ms. Milenkovski is frequently published in ABA and other trade publications on a variety of environmental law topics.  

The Ohio State UniversityBS 1989Capital UniversityJ.D. 1994
American Bar Association, Section of LitigationEnergy and Mineral Law FoundationAmerican Bar Association, Section of LitigationAmerican Bar Association, Section of Litigation

Client Comments

"Kathy has always been very responsive to my requests. Her answers to legal questions have been well thought out and complete. She is easy to work with, always pleasant, and always fully engaged in the issue at hand. She gives answers I can work with, not answers that are rhetorical or elusive. In her role as an industry advocate, she is persistent and focused on the pertinent issues. She is an expert in the area of air regulations in Ohio. She has helped my company many times by drafting replies to difficult Agency questions. "

-Richard Hughes
Env Supt.
Lyondell Chemical Co.

Office Location

Huntington Center, Suite 2200
41 South High Street
Columbus, OH 43215
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Energy Regulatory Law of the Columbus-OH Metro Area
Katerina E. Milenkovski has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!

Practice Areas

Energy Regulatory Law
Environmental Law (Administrative/Regulatory, Clean Air Act, Climate Change, Counseling, Enforcement Defense, Environmental Permitting, Litigation, Permitting)
Litigation - Environmental
Natural Resources Law

Other Information

Gender: Female