Lawrence “Larry” Schillinger is a proud graduate of the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Law, having had the good fortune of attending UNC when Michael Jordan and James Worthy, coached by the legendary Dean Smith, led the Tar Heels to their first NCAA National Championship.
Schillinger has been in the forefront of environmental law and policy throughout his stellar career. Schillinger pioneered national model legislation in the 1980’s as Counsel for Energy and the Environment in the New York State Assembly. Since 1988, Schillinger has represented New York’s recycling industry before all levels of government, while providing regulatory compliance guidance to the recycling industry on environmental, occupational health and safety matters. Schillinger is a recognized national expert in the areas of organics recovery, composting, and electronic scrap recycling.
Throughout his career Schillinger has been instrumental in the development of thousands of tons of recycling capacity throughout the State of New York. Today, Lawrence Schillinger remains a leader in the environmental movement. Chairing the Capital Region Board of the New York League of Conservation Voters he leads the effort to develop and implement policies in the areas of sustainability, environmental protection and climate change.