Environmental MVP: DLA Piper's Robert Alessi

Law360, New York (December 14, 2012, 9:01 PM EST) -- DLA Piper's Robert Alessi stopped environmental groups from stymieing a $257 million Marcellus Shale gas pipeline and prevented the Second Circuit from setting a precedent that could have undermined natural gas production in key states, making him one of Law360's Environmental MVPs.

Alessi, a partner in DLA Piper's environmental, litigation and energy groups, was at his kitchen table late on a Friday night when he got a call asking him to pick up a case that threatened to jeopardize a 39-mile natural gas pipeline planned in...
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