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David Mandelbaum Speaks at Ninth Annual Advanced DC Conference on Litigating Natural Resource Damages

PHILADELPHIA – Dec. 1, 2020 – David G. Mandelbaum, co-chair of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Environmental Practice, will speak at the Ninth Annual Advanced DC Conference on Litigating Natural Resource Damages, to be held virtually on Dec. 10 and 11.

Hosted by Law Seminars International, the national conference will explore recent developments in Natural Resources Damage (NRD) policy and enforcement. The event will include presentations from federal and state policymakers, and panels featuring senior government officials from the Department of Justice, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the Department of Interior, states, private companies, lawyers, and scientists.

Mandelbaum will participate as a panelist in the session, “When All Else Fails - How to Litigate and Win NRD Cases,” on Dec. 11 at 11:15 am EST. The panel of experienced lawyers for trustees and defendants will discuss tactics for winning NRD cases, which tend to settle but can often proceed to trial.

Mandelbaum, a shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s Philadelphia and Boston offices, represents clients facing issues with environmental laws. He regularly represents clients in lawsuits and assists clients in achieving satisfactory outcomes through regulatory negotiation or private transactions. Mandelbaum teaches Superfund, and Oil and Gas Law in rotation at the Temple Law School. He will teach Environmental Litigation this coming semester at Suffolk Law School in Boston, and is a regular writer and speaker on these subjects. He is a Fellow of the American College of Environmental Lawyers.

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. Greenberg Traurig received a first-tier ranking in the "Environmental Law" and "Litigation — Environmental" categories in the U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2019 "Best Law Firms" report.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT), has approximately 2200 attorneys in 40 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. The firm is net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage and Mansfield Rule 3.0 Certified. Web: