David Hackett is a partner in the Chicago office of Baker & McKenzie. He has practiced U.S. and international environmental law for 30 years, including with the U.S. Department of Justice Environmental Enforcement Section, where he received a Special Achievement Award. He has been recognized as a leading practitioner in multiple publications ranging from the 2009 Who's Who of Environmental Lawyers to Lawdragon's Top 500 U.S. lawyers. Mr. Hackett has also served as North American Managing Partner of Baker & McKenzie and on the Firm's global Executive Committee. He is a graduate of Haverford College and the University of Pennsylvania Law School.