Climate Change Makes Energy Law Hot

Law360, New York (May 18, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The emergence of climate change as a major concern in the political arena, combined with programs designed to draw law students into the energy field has reversed a decline in the number of energy lawyers, according to the new president of the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation.

David Ries, a Pittsburgh-based partner with Thorp Reed & Armstrong LLP, recently took over as the foundation’s president, a position he will fill for one year.

Ries, who has been practicing law for more than three decades, said in...
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