Lessons In Crisis Lawyering 20 Years After 9/11

By Dianne Phillips (September 9, 2021, 11:26 AM EDT) -- Most lawyers of a certain age remember where they were when they learned of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.

For me, I was only a couple of months into a new job working for Distrigas of Massachusetts LLC, and its then-parent company, Tractebel LNG, operators of the nation's oldest, continuously operating liquefied natural gas, or LNG, import terminal, located in Everett, Massachusetts, on the edge of Boston Harbor.

I joined the in-house team after 13 years in private practice, seeking a quality-of-life change when my son was starting elementary school.

As will become clear from my story, I found...

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