Environmental Law


Wednesday, February 1, 2012 - Friday, February 3, 2012


Pamela R. Esterman, Sive, Paget & Riesel, PC; Steve Black, counsel to the Secretary, U.S. Dept of the Interior


Washington Plaza Hotel
10 Thomas Circle, NW
Washington , DC 20005
United States




day one 6-8:45 pm, day two 8:50 am-5:30 pm, day three 8 am-4:30 pm

CLE Credits:



On Wednesday to Friday, February 1 to 3, the American Law Institute-American Bar Association will host an in-depth conference reviewing developments in Environmental Law. It will be held at the Washington Plaza Hotel, 10 Thomas Circle, NW in Washington, DC.

On Wednesday registration begins at 5:00 p.m. and sessions run until 8:30 p.m. Thursday’s schedule is from 8:50 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. On Friday courses begin at 8:00 a.m. and the conference adjourns at 4:30 p.m.

This annual review of environmental law will look at legislative initiatives, regulatory changes, recent judicial decisions and new precedent issued by the Obama administration. A series of lectures will focus on the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, and CERCLA, and will offer attorneys in the field a unique opportunity to learn about important new developments in the field. Topics include Air and Climate Change in the Courts; Citizens Suits and the Latest Government Enforcement Initiatives; a Congressional and U.S. Supreme Court Developments Review; and an Update to International Environmental Law.

Among the faculty are Pamela R. Esterman, Sive, Paget & Riesel, PC; Steve Blank, counselor to the secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior; Neal Kemkar, deputy associate director for Energy and Climate Change, White House Counsel on Environmental Quality; John C. Cruden, president, Environmental Law Institute; Michael B. Gerrard, Andrew Sabin professor of professional practice and director, Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School; and E. Donald Elliott, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP.

To download a brochure and to register for this event visit www.ali-aba.org or call (800) 253-6397.


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