American Bar Association
 
Environmental Committee

ABA Section of Business Law


Environmental Committee


Mission Statement

The mission of the Environmental Committee is to assist business lawyers to better understand the complexities of environmental law and to work with them to develop practical, effective, and innovative solutions to environmental issues.

Committee Facts

  • 269 Members
  • The Committee meets annually at the Fall Section Meeting
  • Newsletter: Environmental and Energy Business Law Reporter
  • The Committee recently published "Environmental Issues in Business Transactions"
  • In 2012, begins a new Environmental Forms Project
  • In 2010, commenced a series of brown bag webinars designed for young lawyers

Areas of Expertise

  • Environmental Due Diligence
  • Negotiating Environmental Agreements
  • Contractual Allocation of Environmental Risk
  • Strategic Business Solutions to Environmental Issues
  • Financial Treatment and Reporting of Environmental Liabilities
  • Valuation of Environmental Permits and Licenses

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Leadership

Chair:

Hawkins, Bernard

Vice-Chairs:

Stroman, Cynthia
Ternes, Mary

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Programs, Meetings & Events

Section Events

    Roadmap of an M&A Transaction: Part 2

    09/29/2016-09/29/2016

    This program is Part II of the program initially presented in March 2016 and provides a basic overview of the legal issues counsel must consider when structuring, negotiating and completing M&A transactions. This program also highlights some of the key differences between the M&A practice in the U.S. ...

    The Internet of Things - Key Legal Considerations

    10/06/2016-10/06/2016

    We live in an interconnected world. The internet of things (IoT) involves the internetworking of physical devices, vehicles, buildings, and other items - embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and network connectivity that enable these objects to collect and exchange data. Simply ...

    Seventh Annual National Institute on Consumer Financial Services Basics

    10/17/2016-10/19/2016
    Waterview Conference Center
    Arlington

    Value Pass subscribers save 25% on Institute registration! Use code VPINST at time of purchase. The evolution of consumer financial services (CFS) laws and regulations can leave even the experienced consumer finance lawyer feeling overwhelmed. This annual in-person educational institute is designed ...


Previous Program Materials


Environmental and Energy Business Law Reporter


New Significant Cases


2010 Spring Meeting Materials


Listserve

In order to send a message to the listserve, send a message to the email address below. You must be a member of the Committee to successfully send a message to the listserve.

BUSENVIRON@mail.americanbar.org

In order to access the listserve archive, please click here.


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Modified by Graham Hunt on September 26, 2016

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