January 23, 2013
ELI/ALI CLE: Litigation Environment for Drilling and Hydraulic Fracturing
Co-sponsored by the Environmental Law Institute and ALI CLE
Although most legal attention in this area has focused on regulatory developments, a growing body of litigation promises to shape shale drilling and hydraulic fracturing in the coming years. This panel, comprised of counsel currently engaged in litigation on behalf of plaintiffs, defendants, and a regulatory body, examined recent and pending cases, including:
- Who’s bringing what cases and how they are being decided
- Claims and defenses asserted and chances of success
- Dealing with attempts to try cases in the media
- Likely future trends in litigation
- Impact of agency findings on litigation
Robert M. Schick, Vinson & Elkins LLP, Houston (moderator)
Daniel J. Dunn, Hogan Lovells, Denver
Tate J. Kunkle, Napoli Bern Ripka Shkolnik LLP, New York
Kenneth J. Warren, Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller, Philadelphia; General Cousnel, Delaware River Basin Commission, West Trenton, New Jersey
To purchase access to the recording and any materials made available at this session, please go HERE.
To view information on the entire 5-part special series on "Environmental Impacts of Shale Development and Hydraulic Fracturing: Key Legal Issues and Future Directions," please go HERE.