PHILADELPHIA – July 18, 2019 – Kaitlyn R. Maxwell, a member of the Environmental Practice at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will speak on a webinar hosted by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute July 22.
The webinar, titled “Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) – Regulation, Liabilities, and Potential Cost Recovery,” will provide an overview of PFAS, address Pennsylvania’s plans to investigate potential PFAS contamination in public water supplies and identify potential ways PFAS contamination can impact real estate transactions. The webinar will also cover the implications of defining certain PFAS as “hazardous substances” as well as recent actions taken by the EPA and FDA.
Maxwell advises clients on regulatory compliance issues and in transactions involving the sale of contaminated real property. She represents clients in environmental litigation in state and federal courts and her experience includes litigation of major contamination cases under the hazardous waste and Superfund laws. Maxwell also is a regular contributor to Greenberg Traurig’s E2 Law Blog, which provides insights and updates on environmental and energy issues nationwide.
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, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2,100 attorneys in 41 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. Web: www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.