Environmental Law 2017 (47th Annual Advanced Course)

February 9, 2017 11:28 am — February 10, 2017 11:28 am
Washington, DC (and via webcast)

Presented by ALI CLE and ELI; sponsored by Beveridge & Diamond, P.C.

Please see the conference website for a full agenda/speaker information.

Why You Should Attend

Don’t miss your opportunity to stay current in this ever-changing area of law! In just two days, balanced panels explore the key developments in our natural resources, climate, chemicals, and endangered species, as well as what’s ahead from the Supreme Court and a new administration and Congress.

The first national program of its kind, this course has become the place for lawyers and environmental professionals from across the country to come together to explore the latest developments and emerging trends in the field of environmental law. This year, on the heels of a new administration, don’t miss your change to get insights on what we can expect for the next four years!

What You Will Learn

Expand your understanding of the "big picture" and be on alert for the changes in the many interconnecting facets of environmental law that may affect your practice and your clients. Even if your practice is specialized, this high-level program will brief you on the key issues arising in each of the major areas of environmental law and provide context on their intersections.

Featuring a national faculty of seasoned private practitioners, senior governmental officials, in-house counsel, law professors, and public interest advocates, this year’s program will provide insights and update you on:

  • Expectations for a new administration and a new Congress
  • Supreme Court cases granted review in the coming term
  • Significant recent CERCLA litigation and regulation
  • Clean Power Plan litigation/implementation
  • New TSCA legislative requirements
  • New state rules concerning groundwater
  • Mitigation banking
  • CEQ final guidance on consideration of climate change in environmental reviews
  • SEC disclosure requirement for contingent environmental liabilities
  • Wildlife trafficking

Get the updates you need, network with colleagues and speakers from across the country, and have your most pressing questions answered by a diverse and experienced faculty.

Who Should Attend

This course benefits private and governmental attorneys who are engaged in the practice of environmental law as well as environmental consultants, in-house attorneys, and public interest attorneys.