John R. Bashaw, a Stockholder in Reid and Riege’s Litigation and Environmental Practice Areas, has been elected Board President of the Connecticut Veterans Legal Center. John has been a member of the Board since 2009. John received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Vermont Law School and his B.S. from the University of Vermont.
John represents companies and individuals in enforcement actions undertaken by state environmental agencies and the Federal Environmental Protection Agency, and in private-party cost-recovery actions. In
addition, he assists clients in negotiating complex environmental remediation agreements, indemnification agreements, insurance coverage and favorable purchase contracts for properties that may contain environmental contaminants and liability issues. In the area of land use and wetlands, John regularly represents applicants and intervenors before local zoning and wetlands commissions on environmental issues.
The Connecticut Veterans Legal Center is a nonprofit organization that was created to help veterans recovering from homelessness and mental illness overcome legal barriers to housing, healthcare and income. Margaret Middleton is the Executive Director of CVLC. For additional information, please visit http://ctveteranslegal.org/.