Paul E. Gutermann

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

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Launching A Climate Change Practice - A Portent Of Things To Come

Editor: What were the factors that led the firm to set up a special practice group to serve clients who have a known or potential liability for GHG emissions or other possible violations of environmental, social and ethical obligations? Our climate change practice developed organically as our...

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Not-So-New Source Review: D.C. Circuit Signals A Return To NSR Enforcement

On March 17, 2006, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit vacated a rule issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that had lain at the heart of EPA's efforts to reform the New Source Review (NSR) program under the Clean Air Act. New York v. EPA, No. 03-1380 ( New York II )....

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Science Fact And Legal Fiction Why Including An Outside Science Coordinator In Your Litigation Team May Make More Sense Than You Think

Environmental enforcement and toxic tort litigation has increasingly involved complex scientific and technical evidence drawn from multiple disciplines. To present at trial a successful attack on an opposing party's experts under Daubert, it is essential to begin building the foundation for that...

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