PHILADELPHIA – Mar. 5, 2018 – Jillian C. Kirn, an environmental attorney at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, with be a panelist in an upcoming American Bar Association webinar, “Cost Recovery Under California’s HSAA: New Cases Clarify the Right to Sue and Causation.” The program will take place March 6 at 1 p.m. ET.
The speakers will discuss the implications of two recent California cases brought under the state’s Superfund law, the Hazardous Substances Account Act (HSAA). The panelists will explain how the HSAA compares to CERCLA and other state Superfund statutes and discuss the distinctions between voluntary brownfields clean-up programs and statutory frameworks. To register, visit the ABA’s event page for the webinar.
Kirn, an attorney in the firm’s Philadelphia office, focuses on environmental and energy matters. She represents clients in litigation in state and federal courts and works on behalf of developers and corporations in connection with the acquisition, transfer, financing, and sale of contaminated real estate, including complex project redevelopments and environmental liability transfers. Before joining Greenberg Traurig, Kirn handled air, waste, and toxics enforcement matters in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Regional Counsel in Seattle, Washington.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice
Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice assists clients with issues under the environmental and natural resource laws that affect their businesses. The firm’s environmental attorneys assist with securing permits and approvals; negotiate and close transactions; defend clients in enforcement actions; handle a broad range of environmental and toxic tort litigation; ensure the understanding and satisfaction of regulatory requirements; prepare for and respond to emergencies; craft approaches for legacy cleanup issues; and develop solutions for product regulation, market access, and environmental policy challenges. GT received a first-tier ranking in the "Environmental Law" and "Litigation — Environmental" categories in the U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2017 "Best Law Firms" report.
About Greenberg Traurig
Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2017 Am Law Global 100. Web: www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.