PHILADELPHIA – March 15, 2023 – A team of attorneys from global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Environmental Practice will present a series of panels at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Annual Environmental Law Forum. The forum will delve into unexplored areas of environmental law, current trends, cutting-edge concepts, and legislative and regulatory updates.
Shareholders Caleb J. Holmes and David G. Mandelbaum along with Associate Jared C. Slipman will present March 15 and 16 during the forum at the Harrisburg Hilton & Towers in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
On March 15, Mandelbaum will moderate the “Planner’s Roundtable” event and fill in on the Environmental, Social, and Governance panel. On March 16, Slipman will present “Insurance: How to Insure the Uninsurable,” and Holmes will present “Site Remediation.”
The Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Annual Environmental Law Forum gathers attorneys in private practice and public service, engineers, consultants, professors, and scientists to network and debate on topics such as policy, climate, litigation, development, infrastructure, and more.
Holmes’ practice focuses on complex environmental litigation and environmental compliance. He has represented clients in state and federal courts and in administrative proceedings. In his environmental litigation practice, Holmes often represents corporate clients in cost recovery, contribution, and government enforcement actions under Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act.
Mandelbaum represents clients facing problems under environmental laws. He regularly represents clients in lawsuits and has helped clients achieve satisfactory outcomes through regulatory negotiation or private transactions. A Fellow of the American College of Environmental Lawyers, Mandelbaum teaches Superfund, and Oil and Gas Law in rotation at the Temple University Beasley School of Law as well as an environmental litigation course at Suffolk (Boston) Law School.
Slipman focuses his practice on environmental risk management and mitigation in matters concerning real estate development and in connection with large-scale corporate mergers and acquisitions. As part of his role, he aides in the process of negotiating, manuscripting, and obtaining bespoke insurance coverage for clients acquiring environmentally impacted real property.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Philadelphia Office: Now celebrating its 25th anniversary, Greenberg Traurig’s Philadelphia office has grown from an initial three-attorney Public Finance Practice to include more than 60 attorneys whose practices include Real Estate; Litigation; Intellectual Property; Labor & Employment; Environmental; Government Law & Policy; Restructuring & Bankruptcy; White Collar Defense & Special Investigations; Corporate; Investment Management & Regulation; Immigration & Compliance; Health Care & FDA; and Tax. The Philadelphia office represents a broad range of clients in real estate, manufacturing, health care, financial, and insurance industries, as well as state and local governments, professional services, and energy firms. The office also is known for its pro bono work and community service/social action initiatives in the Philadelphia region.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice represents 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; negotiating and closing transactions; defending clients in enforcement actions; handling a broad range of environmental and toxic tort litigation; ensuring the understanding and satisfaction of regulatory requirements; preparing for and responding to emergencies; crafting approaches for legacy cleanup issues; and developing 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 2022 "Best Law Firms" report and was selected as “Practice Group of the Year” by Law360 for 2022.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2650 attorneys in 44 locations in the United States, Europe and the Middle East, Latin America, and Asia. The firm is a 2022 BTI “Highly Recommended Law Firm” for superior client service and is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law Global 100 and NLJ 250. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 5.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab. The firm is recognized for powering its U.S. offices with 100% renewable energy as certified by the Center for Resource Solutions Green-e® Energy program and is a member of the U.S. EPA’s Green Power Partnership Program. The firm is known for its philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono. Web: www.gtlaw.com.