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Surviving Allocation: Tips & Sanity Maintenance Approaches for Superfund Counsel


February 14, 2018


Webinar only

This program was sponsored by  ABA SEER, the Section's Committees on Superfund & Natural Resources Damages Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution, and the Environmental Law Institute

An ELI Co-Sponsored Webinar

With the costs of remediating hazardous waste sites soaring into the billions, effectively advocating on behalf of clients during allocation processes has become a daunting challenge. The enhanced financial stakes, increased incentives to litigate, and the sheer magnitude of the effort combine to strain both the client and counsel. This presentation, provided by highly experienced Superfund practitioners who have skillfully succeeded in the Superfund allocation process, provided participants with the perspective and approaches to effectively represent clients and reach equitable settlement through allocation.

David C. Batson, Allocation Specialist, AlterEcho (moderator)
William H. Hyatt, Partner, K&L Gates LLP
Aselda Thompson, Legal Counsel, Global Safety & Environment, Shell Oil Company
Nicholas van Aelstyn, Partner, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP