LeClairRyan Nabs Enviro Partner From Sidley Austin

Law360, New York (May 22, 2012, 3:38 PM EDT) -- LeClairRyan has given a boost to its environmental, compliance and white collar practices, luring a top-level environmental attorney from Sidley Austin LLP to serve as a partner in its Washington office, the firm said Monday.

Thomas G. Echikson has made the move over to LeClairRyan, bringing over 20 years of experience fighting for clients in civil and criminal enforcement actions and against claims for damages associated with contaminated properties, as well as other environmental matters.

Echikson said he was looking for a “smaller and more nimble...
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