Injunctive Relief in Environmental Litigation: Leveraging Recent Court Treatment and Navigating Evidentiary Issues
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide guidance for environmental litigators on injunctive relief under various environmental laws. The panel will outline and explain key considerations, evidentiary issues, and approaches to oppose requests for injunctive relief.
- Court treatment of injunctive relief
- Considerations when facing motions for injunctive relief
- Jurisdiction and venue
- Evidentiary issues
- Best practices for opposing requests for injunctive relief
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- How have the courts treated the issue of injunctive relief under different environmental laws?
- What are the key considerations practitioners should keep in mind when facing a motion for injunctive relief?
- What best practices should counsel employ when opposing requests for TROs or preliminary injunctions?
Sandra A. Edwards
Farella Braun + Martel
Ms. Edwards is Chair of the firm’s Environmental Law Department and has extensive trial experience in federal and... | Read More
Ms. Edwards is Chair of the firm’s Environmental Law Department and has extensive trial experience in federal and state court in her litigation practice and as a former Assistant District Attorney for the City and County of San Francisco. She has strategically litigated on behalf of her corporate clients in high-stakes environmental lawsuits involving toxic torts and contaminated sites, CERCLA, FIFRA and Proposition 65, as well as private attorney general actions and citizen suits. Her clients include chemical and agricultural companies, manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies and developers.Close
Morrison & Foerster
Mr. Hsiao is head of the firm’s Environment and Energy Group in Los Angeles and head of the Green Products and... | Read More
Mr. Hsiao is head of the firm’s Environment and Energy Group in Los Angeles and head of the Green Products and Chemicals Team. Drawing upon his technical background as a chemical engineer, Mr. Hsiao has 30 years of experience in complex litigation and transactional work with a specialty as a lead trial attorney in environmental, natural resources, chemical toxic tort, and land use law. He was appointed to the ABA's Standing Committee on Environmental Law and is the former Chair of the State Bar of California’s Environmental Law Section.Close
Sive Paget & Riesel
Mr. Riesel has litigated a wide variety of cases which include numerous environmental matters, white collar defense,... | Read More
Mr. Riesel has litigated a wide variety of cases which include numerous environmental matters, white collar defense, civil rights, and commercial matters. His litigation has resulted in overturning Army Corps of Engineers wetland rules, vacating EPA’s promulgation of ocean dumping rules, and a dismissal of restrictions on the broad reach of RCRA citizen suits. Since 1980, Mr. Riesel has been an active participant in numerous CERCLA administrative and judicial actions, representing various Fortune 500 corporations. His litigation has resulted in the establishment of CERCLA defenses and the recovery of significant response costs. He recently successfully represented several industrial clients charged with environmental crimes. Mr. Riesel is a former Chief of the Environmental Protection Unit of the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of New York.Close