The International Who’s Who of Environment Lawyers has brought together three of the world’s leading practitioners to discuss key issues facing environment lawyers today. They explore the implications of clean air and clean water advancements on the legal profession and the continued environmental controversy surrounding 'fracking'.
The International Who’s Who of Environment Lawyers has brought together two of the leading practitioners in the world to discuss key issues facing lawyers today.
Hunton & Williams leads the research with 12 lawyers selected for inclusion, followed by 10 internationally renowned practitioners from Sidley Austin, nine from Latham & Watkins and Baker Botts and seven from one of America's top corporate firms, K&L Gates. The largest contingent in the research this year is from the US, specifically Washington, DC, from which four leading lawyers appear in our top ten most highly regarded list.
In this section we analyse the findings of our research in greater depth to identify the firms and practitioners who stand out worldwide.
This, the sixth edition of The International Who’s Who of Environment Lawyers, builds on our previous research into this discipline, combining tens of thousands of votes and comments from private practitioners and in-house lawyers around the world to give a detailed snapshot of the current state of the international environmental law market.
This edition features 687 environmental law experts in 41 jurisdictions and our independent research has identified these lawyers as the leaders in the field. We profile a number of internationally renowned individuals from our research.
Environmental law has never been so crucial. Increased awareness of climate change and recent environmental disasters in the Gulf of Mexico and north-eastern China are leading to new laws and regulations to protect the environment from potentially destructive human activity.
Lawyers are entering a "new age for environment law", says Robert Falk of Morrison & Foerster LLP.
We select almost 100 new names for the fourth edition of this book, due partly to the growing emphasis law firms are placing on the sector. Many of these practitioners were recognised by clients and peers for their expertise in the burgeoning area of climate change.
The Schwarzenegger administration leads the US in environmental policy-making.
As the international debate on how to tackle climate change rumbles on, the demands of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)'s commitment to "clean air, clean water, and the safe management of waste" alongside "sustainable economic development" are becoming more complicated.
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Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.