Environmental MVP: Dickstein Shapiro's David Elkind

Law360, New York (December 8, 2011, 3:55 PM EST) -- After eight years of battling for coverage in a complicated suit over a toxic waste sites cleanup project, Dickstein Shapiro LLP partner David Elkind won a $29.7 million judgment for New York State Electric & Gas Corp. against its old parent company, earning him a spot on Law360's list of Environmental MVPs.

In July, a New York federal judge issued a 300-page opinion sorting through the slew of legal issues in a case outlining environmental contamination dating back to the mid-1800s in which NYSEG claimed its...
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