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Challenging EPA Rule Interpretations: The Future of Auer Deference After Kisor v. Wilkie

Kaitlyn R. Maxwell will present this Strafford CLE webinar, September 12 from 1-2:30 p.m. ET, on the Auer deference–judicial deference to agency decisions–in light of the recent Supreme Court decision in Kisor v. Wilkie, and provide practical guidance to environmental counsel in challenging EPA enforcement actions. Register here.… Continue Reading

Toxics Release Inventory Reporting & Compliance: Advanced Strategies to Minimize EPA Scrutiny

Steven G. Barringer will present this Strafford CLE webinar, September 3 from 1-2:30 p.m. ET, to review best practices for toxics release inventory (TRI) reporting and compliance across industries. The panel will discuss advanced strategies for improving the quality and consistency of TRI reporting and provide insights into recent trends in EPA enforcement. Register here.… 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, … 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

Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation

Paul M. Seby will present on February 28 in Denver, Colorado at the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation’s Special Institute on “Natural Resources and the Administrative State: Navigating Federal Agency Regulation and Litigation.” Paul’s session, titled “Policy Directives from the Oval Office – Executive Orders and Other Presidential Instruments” will cover powers of the President, … Continue Reading

CERCLA and the Department of Defense

Over the past three-plus decades since CERCLA was passed into law, there have been significant technological advances to streamline the assessments of damages and offer a myriad of remediation applications. Join ELI, Greenberg Traurig LLP, and leading experts to discuss the foundational objectives of CERCLA, how these have evolved over time, the issues surrounding the … Continue Reading

CERCLA Liability Distribution: Establishing Arranger Liability and Apportionment of Liability, Emerging Trends

Jillian Kirn will speak in a Strafford CLE webinar will provide environmental counsel with a review of court rulings since Burlington Northern. The panel will discuss environmental divisibility and arranger liability and related issues concerning liability under CERCLA (Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act). Register here… Continue Reading

Negotiating Consent Decrees for Environmental Violations – Mission-Critical Strategies for Negotiating, Modifying and Managing Compliance

Maribel N. Nicholson-Choice, shareholder in GT’s Tallahassee office, is a panelist for a live 90-minute CLE webinar will guide lawyers negotiating consent decrees for violations of environmental regulations. The panel will offer violation-specific best practices, and present fellow practitioners with mission-critical pointers on navigating the long and arduous process of negotiating and entering a consent decree … Continue Reading

Renewable Electricity and the Federal RFS: A New Opportunity for Power Generators

Bernadette M. Rappold will be presenting along with Bob Cleaves, President & CEO, Biomass Power Association, and Randy Lack, Chief Marketing Officer, Element Markets a webinar titled “Renewable Electricity and the Federal RFS: A New Opportunity for Power Generators” on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EST. This webinar will offer a regulatory overview … Continue Reading

National Brownfields Leadership Summit

Bernadette M. Rappold and Steven C. Russo are roundtable panelists for the National Brownfields Leadership Summit, presented by the Center for Creative Land Recycling, in Washington D.C. on September 25 and 26. The event brings together top leaders from across the redevelopment industry with key decision makers in Washington, D.C. to hear the latest in … Continue Reading

Administrative Enforcement: The View from All Sides

On September 12, Bernadette M. Rappold will be a panelist for “Administrative Enforcement: The View from All Sides” for the Fourth Annual Benjamin D. Fields Lecture on the Administrative Enforcement of Environmental Laws at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Philadelphia. Regional Counsel Mary B. Coe will moderate a discussion with a panel of practitioners from federal, state, … Continue Reading

GT Attorneys Present at 32nd Annual Environmental Permitting Summer School by Florida Environmental Network

On July 17-20, The Annual Environmental Permitting Summer School took place at the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort in Florida. The Summer School is attended by more than 850 attorneys, consultants, engineers, state and local government officials, developers, landowners, and others with a strong interest in environmental issues in Florida. The program features the most … Continue Reading

Federal Bar Association – Panel Presentation on Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Program, Francis Citera

The Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Program went into effect in the Northern District of Illinois in 2017, creating a new set of early discovery disclosure responsibilities and obligations on the vast majority of civil litigants appearing in cases filed in the District. This program will provide a refresher course on the MIDP and how it … Continue Reading
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