Rising Star: Baker Botts' Scott Janoe

Law360, New York (March 28, 2012, 2:56 PM EDT) -- Scott Janoe of Baker Botts LLP helped steer BP Products North America Inc. through a settlement with the state of Texas for half of the $100 million the state originally sought for air pollution allegedly resulting from a deadly refinery explosion, making him one of Law360's five rising environmental law stars under 40.

The $50 million agreement, reached in November, resolved state environmental liability claims related to alleged unlawful emissions from BP's Texas City refinery after a March 2005 explosion that killed 15 workers and injured...
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