E2 Law Blog

Insights and Commentary on Global Environmental and Energy Issues

Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Securities & Exchange Commission v. Jarkesy, No. 22-859 (U.S. June 27, 2024), holding that the SEC cannot assess civil penalties for securities fraud through an administrative tribunal. As the court well-understood, the decision has implications for many areas of federal regulatory enforcement, including environmental law. So what does it mean

Six attorneys from global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A.’s Environmental Practice will speak at the Florida Chamber Foundation’s 38th Annual Environmental Permitting Summer School, which will take place July 16-19 in Marco Island, Florida.

The annual event aims to keep Florida Chamber members and organizations informed about the latest changes in environmental and

The 2024 Chambers USA Guide recognized the Energy & Natural Resources Practice of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP on its nationwide list. The UK-based publisher, Chambers and Partners, selects attorneys and practice areas for inclusion constructed from thousands of interviews with practicing lawyers and clients around the world. GT’s Energy Practice ranked in five related areas

Thirty-four attorneys in 16 U.S. and Latin America offices from the Environmental Practice of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP are recognized in The Legal 500 United States and Latin America 2024 editions. David B. Weinstein was recognized in the U.S. guide as a “Leading Lawyer” for Dispute Resolution > Product Liability, Mass Tort, and Class Action –

Greenberg Traurig Tampa office Shareholder David Weinstein, Associate Jennifer M. Faggion, and attorney Madeleine Voigt, along with SEER committee members, co-authored the chapter titled “Enforcement and Litigation” in Environment, Energy, and Resources Law: The Year in Review 2023, published by the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources. 

This chapter summarizes significant legal developments

On May 23, 2024, the Supreme Court of Illinois rendered a judgment in Rice v. Marathon Petroleum Corp., which involved important considerations for both environmental law and personal injury claims. This case was initiated by Laura E. Rice, acting as the special representative for the estate of her late mother, Margaret L. Rice. The litigation

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) recently initiated its Water Testing Modification Effort to assess and ensure the quality of drinking water in properties currently under lease with GSA. GSA began issuing unilateral lease amendments (ULAs) to landlords in February 2024, requiring the landlord to conduct one-time drinking water testing within the leased space and

Last month at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Environmental Law Forum, over 100 environmental lawyers discussed the implications of the duty of competence imposed by Rule of Professional Conduct 1.1 on their practices in light of climate change. John Dernbach first posed the issue to the forum in a keynote address a year earlier. Dernbach later