Rising Star: Alston & Bird's Shiraz Tangri

Law360, New York (April 15, 2010, 4:11 PM EDT) -- Alston & Bird LLP partner Shiraz Tangri's success in lining up environmentalists' support of Plains All American Pipeline LLC's $500 million oil tanker terminal in Los Angeles helped defeat a legal challenge to the project. That and other fruitful efforts to balance green sensibilities with development have earned him a spot on Law360's list of 10 environmental lawyers under 40 to watch.

“There are a lot of environmental organizations that very carefully watch what is going on at the ports,” 38-year-old Tangri said. But in the...
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