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Florida Chamber Foundation’s 34th Annual Environmental Summer School

Greenberg Traurig Attorneys to Speak at Florida Chamber Foundation’s 34th Annual Environmental Summer School July 21 – 24, 2020 Jillian C. Kirn (Philadelphia) and Bernadette M. Rappold (Washington, D.C.): Federal Environmental Regulation and Enforcement Update Maribel N. Nicholson-Choice (Tallahassee): Florida Brownfields: A Comprehensive Technical, Regulatory, and Legal Update Christopher Torres (Tampa): Avoiding Public Hearing Pitfalls: Preparation, Presentation, and Legal … Continue Reading

David Mandelbaum Elected as American College of Environmental Lawyers Fellow

David G. Mandelbaum, co-chair of the Environmental Practice of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has been elected a Fellow of the American College of Environmental Lawyers (ACOEL). The ACOEL is a professional association of lawyers distinguished by experience in the practice of environmental law, ethics, and the development of environmental law. Mandelbaum jopins less than 300 Fellows that have … Continue Reading

What’s Next for PFAS? New Remediation Technologies, Legislation, and Litigation

Shareholder Kaitlyn R. Maxwell will moderate the webcast “What’s Next for PFAS? New Remediation Technologies, Legislation, and Litigation” at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Environmental Law Forum on July 13 from 2:30 PM – 3:30 pm ET. The Forum offers two days of webcast programming that covers the most relevant topics for attorneys in private practice and … Continue Reading

Maneuvering “Unicorns” – Opportunities and Risks of Unprecedented Projects

Kerri  L. Barsh and Jillian C. Kirn are panelists for the Environmental law Institute’s webinar,  “Maneuvering ‘Unicorns’ – Opportunities and Risks of Unprecedented Projects.” The program will discuss best practices when proposing and developing innovative projects, including identifying and managing environmental risk, and incentivizing government to develop cutting-edge projects. Register here… Continue Reading

Status of Carbon Capture & Storage and Financing Aspects

Shareholders James O. Lang and Bernadette M. Rappold join the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators for a complimentary webinar on carbon capture & storage, as well as the financing aspects under the 45-Q tax incentive program, followed by a moderated conversation and Q&A. Presenters will discuss future environmental policies and laws that will likely attribute … Continue Reading

Florida Legislative Update

Michael G. Cooke will provide a “Florida Legislative Update” on Environmental Bills presented this session during the March 2020 General Meeting of the Florida Air & Waste Management Association Tampa Bay Chapter.… Continue Reading

Energy Production Land Law

Paul M. Seby will present “Current and Emerging Air Quality Regulations in Energy Development” during HalfMoon Education’s “Energy Production Land Law” seminar. He will discuss: • Regulating oil and gas development to protect public safety, health, and welfare • Minimizing emissions of methane, VOCs, and NOx • New rules and regulations designed to meet Colorado … Continue Reading

Emerging Trends Series: Interconnection Challenges and Solutions

On February 25, GT Boston will host the Northeast Clean Energy Council’s Emerging Trend Series. John A. DeTore is a panelist for the session which will discuss the deployment of distributed energy resources like solar and storage increases, and how developers, utilities, and regulators are grappling with how to reliably interconnect them. Register here… Continue Reading

Superfund Synthetic Cash-Outs

On February 24, GT Philadelphia will host the Environmental Law Institute’s Superfund Synthetic Cash-Outs program. David G. Mandelbaum will serve as moderator, and Curtis B. Toll as a panelist, for this session which focuses on the risk modeling analysis utilized to quantify the unknown costs of conducting long-term work during Superfund settlements. They will also … Continue Reading

International Biomass Conference

On February 4, Thomas R. Brill will discuss alternative fuel standard programs for the “Biogas Market Outlook: Understanding the Trajectory of the Sector and the Policies Driving its Forward Momentum” panel. The event in Nashville, Tennessee fosters public and private partnerships that help bioenergy producers and large-scale waste generators identify and assess available production resources … Continue Reading

Sovereign to Sovereign Summit

On February 10, Troy A. Eid will deliver the keynote address for the Sovereign to Sovereign Summit, presented by the Conference of Western Attorneys General (CWAG) and the Attorneys General Alliance. The  event in Lincoln, California brings together state Attorneys General, and Native American leaders and their Attorneys General with the goal of broadening understanding … Continue Reading

Environmental Exposure Litigation: Recent Developments with Respect to Class Certification and Medical Monitoring Claims

Francis A. Citera and Sylvia E. Simson will present Clear Law Institute webinar, “Environmental Exposure Litigation: Recent Developments with Respect to Class Certification and Medical Monitoring Claims” on January 29 from 1-2:15pm ET. Topics discussed will include: Address the requirements for class certification under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23 Discuss recent developments regarding class … Continue Reading

Opportunity Zones Beyond the Numbers: Can This be a Win-Win?

Curtis B. Toll will present “Opportunity Zones Beyond the Numbers: Can This be a Win-Win?” via webinar on December 2 from 2-3pm ET. This complimentary webinar from the Center for Creative Land Recycling is the second of a two-part series that provides non-technical stakeholders with insights necessary to attract investments and build knowledge regarding Opportunity … Continue Reading

The Future of the RFS and its Impact on the Syngas Industry

Bernadette M. Rappold will present “The Future of the RFS and its Impact on the Syngas Industry” at the Global Syngas Technologies Conference, October 29. According to its website, the Global Syngas Technologies Conference is the industry’s largest and most prestigious event. It includes networking events that bring together the world’s top exerts and corporate leaders. … Continue Reading

Environmental Exposure Litigation: Recent Developments With Respect to Class Certification And Medical Monitoring Claims

Francis A. Citera and Sylvia E. Simson will present “Environmental Exposure Litigation: Recent Developments With Respect to Class Certification And Medical Monitoring Claims” on October 29 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET for Lawline, a platform for online continuing legal education. Registration for this webinar can be found here. The course will address recent … Continue Reading

Pennsylvania Bar Institute Oil & Gas Law Conference

David G. Mandelbaum, co-chair of the Environmental Practice of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will present at the 11th Annual Pennsylvania Bar Institute Oil & Gas Law Conference, August 7. This conference brings together legal leaders in the oil and gas industry and focuses on the current trends, new technologies, and innovative strategies designed … Continue Reading

Association of International Petroleum Negotiators Power Breakfast

GT’s Washington, D.C. office hosted the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators Power Breakfast Series “Capitalizing on Downstream Gas” on July 9. This series covered a range of topics, giving attendees a broader understanding of the global oil and gas industry and provides networking opportunities for professionals in the private and government sectors. Jillian C. Kirn … Continue Reading

Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) – Regulation, Liabilities, and Potential Cost Recovery

Kaitlyn R. Maxwell will present a webinar for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute on this ubiquitous class of chemicals of emerging concern and the status of state and federal regulatory action, including potential implications for cost-recovery actions under CERCLA and HSCA, liability releases under Pennsylvania’s Act 2 program, and real estate transactions. This webinar will address: … Continue Reading

American Bar Association’s Master Class on Complex Environmental Liability Resolution

Curtis B. Toll, managing shareholder of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Philadelphia office, will speak at the American Bar Association’s Master Class on Complex Environmental Liability Resolution June 12 in Atlanta. Toll will speak on a panel titled “Laying a Solid Foundation for Brownfields Projects: A Fresh Look at Financing and Transferring Environmental Risk,” … Continue Reading

Women’s White Collar Defense Association

  Jillian C. Kirn (pictured 2nd from R) was a panelist for the Philadelphia Chapter of the Women’s White Collar Defense Association. The April 25th event, hosted by GT Philadelphia, also featured state and federal regulators, and attorneys from across the region.  … Continue Reading

Environmental Criminal Enforcement and Corporate Monitorships

Jillian C. Kirn will present to the Philadelphia chapter of the Women’s White Collar Defense Association on her experiences as a monitor for a leading energy company, as a result of a guilty plea. She will be joined by EPA Regional Criminal Enforcement Counsel, Patricia “Patti” Miller, Stradley Ronon white-collar criminal defense counsel, Ashley Shapiro, and PA DEP Assistant Counsel to the Governor's Office of General Counsel, Gina Thomas. The panel will be moderated by Greenberg Traurig's white-collar defense attorney, Jessica Natali.… Continue Reading

Homebrewing & Craft Beer Laws

On May 7, Kathleen M. Kline will present a Lawline CLE webinar on “Homebrewing & Craft Beer Laws.” Details on the program are below.   Course Description – Homebrewers, who make beer largely for personal consumption, don’t have to worry much about regulation – their primary restriction is, their beer can’t be sold. Making the … Continue Reading

Emerging Contaminants: Managing Risks Amid Regulatory Patchwork

On April 24, Caleb J. Holmes and Kaitlyn R. Maxwell will present “Emerging Contaminants: Managing Risks Amid Regulatory Patchwork” to the Association of Corporate Counsel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Details on the program are below.   In recent years, increasing attention has been paid to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), chemicals that were used in a … Continue Reading
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