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Katherine S. Walton represents clients in a wide range of environmental matters. Katie leverages her strong commercial litigation background to represent her clients in environmental…

Katherine S. Walton represents clients in a wide range of environmental matters. Katie leverages her strong commercial litigation background to represent her clients in environmental enforcement, citizen suit, and civil actions. Katie has extensive experience litigating disputes arising out of transactions involving contaminated properties. She has also represented parties in toxic tort litigation and in permit appeals. Drawing on her background in journalism, she communicates her clients’ positions precisely and persuasively.

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In one of the latest developments in the Biden administration’s recent initiatives to strengthen environmental, social, and governance (ESG) efforts in the United States, the U. S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced last week that it would not enforce a final rule requiring fiduciaries subject to ERISA to evaluate investment opportunities based upon financial performance factors, rather than ESG metrics. The DOL stated that the final rule “created a perception that fiduciaries are at risk if they include any environmental, social and governance factors in the financial evaluation of plan investments.”

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Katherine S. Walton represents clients in a wide range of environmental matters. Katie leverages her strong commercial litigation background to represent her clients in environmental…

Katherine S. Walton represents clients in a wide range of environmental matters. Katie leverages her strong commercial litigation background to represent her clients in environmental enforcement, citizen suit, and civil actions. Katie has extensive experience litigating disputes arising out of transactions involving contaminated properties. She has also represented parties in toxic tort litigation and in permit appeals. Drawing on her background in journalism, she communicates her clients’ positions precisely and persuasively.

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