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Averil Edwards is Counsel – Environmental, Health & Safety at United Airlines, Inc., where she provides legal advice to the company’s business units on a wide variety of environmental, health and safety matters.  Previously, Averil was an associate at a large law firm, where she represented clients in rulemaking proceedings and enforcement actions before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and numerous state agencies, participated in environmental and complex commercial litigation, and advised on the environmental aspects of corporate transactions. 

Averil is also a member of the American Bar Association, Section of Environment, Energy and Resources.

Averil received a B.A. in English, summa cum laude, from Oakwood University in 2002 and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School in 2005.

United Airlines, Inc.
233 South Wacker
11th Floor - HDQLD
Chicago, IL 60606

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Areas of Practice

Administrative & Regulatory
Environment, Energy & Resources



Law School

University of Chicago

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