ALI-ABA Schedules Environmental Litigation Course In Boulder

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 - 01:00

Boulder, Colorado is the site for an upcoming ALI-ABA course, Environmental Litigation, in July.

It will be held Friday to Sunday, July 16 to 18, at the University of Colorado School of Law and will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. on Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday.

This is a practical course in environmental advocacy, concentrating on the advanced skills necessary to prevail before administrative and judicial forums in the various environmental litigations including CERCLA, NEPA and the judicial review of agency action.

This year, the conference will focus on the containment of litigation costs, the enforcement initiatives of the Obama administration, the problems inherent in electronic and digital data, and litigation issues arising from global warming. Other special topics include the discovery of electronically stored data, spoliation, the manipulation of scientific data, litigation issues arising from global warming, enforcement trends, and hazardous substance litigation, including arranger liability and proving equitable shares.

Among the speakers are Bonnie Allyn Barnett, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP; Catherine R. McCabe, Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, U.S. EPA; and Vickie Patton, Environmental Defense Fund, Boulder.

For information about available CLE credits and fees, see CLE Events on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

To make a reservation, call (800) 253-6397 or go to