Climate Change Litigation: Recent Developments, Novel Theories and Emerging Trends
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will guide counsel on recent developments in climate change litigation. The panel will discuss recent decisions and litigators’ novel theories in the cases. The panel will also offer their perspectives on the defenses being presented by the defendants against climate change claims.
- Current developments in climate change litigation
- Novel theories in recent climate change cases
- Considerations for companies that may face these claims
- Best practices for defending against climate change litigation
The panel will review these and other notable issues:
- What is the status of recent litigation by cities against fossil fuel producers?
- How do current federal court rulings impact climate change cases?
- What strategies can companies use to defend against climate change litigation?
Michael S. McDonough
Mr. McDonough focuses on defending enforcement actions, bringing regulatory challenges, and litigating with regulatory... | Read More
Mr. McDonough focuses on defending enforcement actions, bringing regulatory challenges, and litigating with regulatory agencies, including the EPA, the DOJ, and the California ARB, among others. He represents companies from a variety of industries, including energy production and importing, petroleum refining, freight transportation, consumer products, chemical manufacturing, and electronics manufacturing.Close
Mr. Wedeking is an environmental litigator, representing large companies in the defense of criminal and civil... | Read More
Mr. Wedeking is an environmental litigator, representing large companies in the defense of criminal and civil enforcement actions, toxic tort defense, and complex civil litigation. A key aspect of his practice includes developing an involved understanding of how a client’s facilities and operations function, given the complex scientific and technical issues that are typically the subject of litigation. These clients have included large companies in the oil and gas, electric power, chemical manufacturing, mining, and automotive industries.Close