PHILADELPHIA – Jan. 8, 2018 – Jillian C. Kirn, an environmental attorney at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will speak in an upcoming Strafford live webinar, CERCLA Settlements and PRP Intervention: Protecting PRP Interests in Contribution and Cost-Recovery Process. The webinar will take place Tuesday, Jan. 9, from 1-2:30 p.m.
Kirn and two other speakers will discuss contaminated site clean-up with a specific focus on protecting the interests of settling and non-settling potentially responsible parties (PRPs). The webinar will review CERCLA settlement mechanics, PRP intervention rights, and strategies for approaching liability and contribution issues.
Kirn represents clients in CERCLA litigation in federal court. Kirn also works on behalf of developers and corporations in connection with the remediation, acquisition, and sale of contaminated sites, including complex project redevelopments and environmental liability transfers. Prior to 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. The practice was named “Law Firm of the Year” for Environmental Law in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers 2016 edition of “Best Law Firms.”
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GTLaw) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. One firm worldwide, GTLaw 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.