Law360 (May 26, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Tom Skinner is the firmwide practice co-leader of Mayer Brown LLP’s environmental law group. His primary practice areas are environmental litigation; federal and state civil and criminal enforcement matters; regulatory and permitting issues; and counseling, including response to environmental and corporate crisis situations.
Q: What is the most challenging case you've worked on, and why?
A: In the environmental field, cases involving the Clean Air Act New Source Review (“NSR”) program. Air emissions issues generally are the most complex.
The vagaries of and uncertainty surrounding NSR create...