"A bunch of the anti-Mexico rhetoric that you heard from the president has now faded," says King & Spalding's James Bowe.
M. Scott Barnard has replaced managing partner J. Kenneth Menges Jr., who served in that role for 17 years, the firm said Wednesday.
Here's a political riddle: What does Republican U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina have in common with Democratic-leaning plaintiff lawyers, including Lisa Blue, Mikal Watts, Bob Hilliard and Wayne Fisher?
One defendant settled for $1.2 million. Then, following a one and a half week hearing, a panel of three binding arbitration judges in a 2-to-1 ruling ordered a nonsettling defendant pay $18.1 million in damages.
"I have 116 lawyers at this firm. They need to feed their families," says Steve Susman.
The chances of success are narrow for lawyers who seek to switch from representing corporate energy clients to pursuing environmental and climate change advocacy. "There are a lot of trust issues that arise," said Lucy Deakins, a partner in Denver's Dunsing & Deakins, and former associate for Fulbri
Don't stop the game in the final minutes. That's the sports analogy that best fits environmentalist lawyers' reaction to a Trump administration bid to halt Clean Power Plan litigation pending in the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
The move, opposed by Exxon Mobil, puts the AGs of New York and Massachusetts on their home turf as they try to enforce a subpoena for decades of records related to global warming.
"Hazy" pretty much describes the forecast after a ruling this month sending the Texas Regional Haze Rule back to the Environmental Protection Agency for retooling.
Lawyers in the fight had already begun writing motions and responses, even before Scott Pruitt, the Trump-appointed director of the EPA, announced that the White House would issue an order on March 27 withdrawing the Clean Power Plan.