Top 50 Blog
Launched in the aftermath of the BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill, Greenberg Glusker’s GREENberg bLAWg was recognized, on the one-year anniversary of the disaster, as a “Top 50 Blog 2011” by the LexisNexis Environmental Law & Climate Change Community for its quality coverage connecting the environment and law. The frequently updated postings, found at EnvironmentalLawyerBlog.com, comment on evolving environmental regulations and provide legal insight into such diverse areas as climate change, clean tech, air quality, water quality, green building, environmental litigation, Brownfields, and the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

“Our goal was not to produce another scary law blog. We wanted to speak to a broad audience, including clients and people interested in environmental issues,” said blog Editor-in-Chief and Greenberg Glusker attorney Sedina L. Banks. We are pleased that the blog attracts so many readers, and we are honored by this recognition from LexisNexis.

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Climate Action LeaderOne of a Few Law Firms Earning Distinction
For the third year in a row, the Climate Action Reserve, and its affiliated California Climate Action Registry, has awarded Greenberg Glusker the recognition of “Climate Action Leader.” The leadership status, the standard used in the state’s public reporting of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, shores up the Firm’s long-term commitment to sustainability best practices and environmental responsibility. Greenberg Glusker is one of only a handful of law firms in California to be named a Climate Action Leader by the Registry.

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Landmark NYC Verdict Hailed as Socially Significant for Corporate Environmental Accountability

Greenberg Glusker today announced that Firm Partner Robert S. Chapman is a finalist for the 2010 Public Justice Trial Lawyer of the Year Award for his successful representation of New York City in a trial against Exxon Mobil Corporation. The City charged Exxon Mobil with poisoning it’s groundwater and drinking water supply with the gasoline additive methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE). After an 11-week federal court jury trial, which was the first of nearly 200 MTBE cases nationwide to go to trial, Chapman and his team obtained a $104.7 million compensatory damage award holding the oil company responsible for the groundwater contamination.
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