Michael Best Forms Group Targeting Climate Change

Law360, New York (April 27, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Seeking to help clients get ahead of the curve in the event that anticipated environmental legislative proposals come to fruition, Midwest-based firm Michael Best & Friedrich LLP has formed a practice group dedicated to climate change.

On Monday, the firm announced that it had assembled a multidisciplinary team of about half a dozen lawyers targeted specifically toward helping businesses navigate potential new laws addressing climate change, including a potential proposal for a cap-and-trade greenhouse gas emission program.

The implications of such a program — which has...
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