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Farella's Annual Client MCLE Day

10/28/2014 8:30am5:30pm
At this full day conference, you will be able to obtain up to six hours of valuable MCLE credit. The program consists of three plenary sessions providing 1.0 - 1.5 hours of elimination of bias, substance abuse and legal ethics credits. The program will also feature breakout sessions focusing on today's top legal issues in a variety of practice areas. View the conference agenda here.

Firm Highlights

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California's Bold Step Forward Into the Contentious World of Wetlands Regulation

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PFAS Litigation Conference

Sarah Bell will be speaking at Law Seminars International's PFAS Litigation Conference program, "Lines of Defense" on December 10. Details: Assessing and choosing among the legal options for defending toxic tort, mass tort, and...

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Emerging Contaminants: Coming to an NRD Site Near You!

What Are Emerging Contaminants? Emerging contaminants are chemicals in the environment for which the health risks—both human and ecological—remain unknown. They are also sometimes called contaminants of emerging concern, since the chemicals, or products...

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News

Superfund’s Next Challenge: Small-Town PFAS Contamination

Sarah Bell is quoted in this article on the future of Superfund sites. In the article she said that it is very likely the EPA will identify more potential Superfund sites with PFOA and...

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Re-Imagining Environmental Governance: The Future of Environmental Law

Not to dwell on the past, but I have been struck of late reading obituaries of certain leading figures in environmental law by a recurrent theme, which is essentially captured by the following quote...

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Changing Climate, Changing Laws: Addressing New Wildfire Risk Requirements in Project Development

In this op-ed for pv magazine, David Lazerwitz and Linda Sobczynski of Farella Braun + Martel examine the levels of precaution necessary to ensure fire risk mitigation in project development. The increasingly common occurrence...

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Farella Braun + Martel Ranked Among “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers

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Chris Locke Joins Marin County Bar Association Board of Directors

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Farella Assists Patagonia With Challenge to Federal Agencies’ Weakening of ESA Protections

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Changing Climate, Changing Laws: Addressing CEQA’s New Wildfire Risk Requirements in Project Development

Wildfires pose an increasingly serious threat to the public and environment in California. So it should be no surprise that the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) amended Appendix G of California Environmental...

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