Environmental MVP: Nossaman's Robert Thornton

Law360, New York (December 9, 2013, 8:34 PM EST) -- Nossaman LLP’s Robert Thornton convinced the California Supreme Court this year to endorse an environmental impact assessment methodology that could give public infrastructure authorities nationwide a boost in proving their proposals faithfully considered conservation impacts, landing him aboard Law360’s select group of Environmental MVPs.

In the past year, Thornton added the landmark Exposition Metro Line Construction Authority case, which dealt with a $1.5 billion light rail project in Southern California and established new law on environmental impact reporting, to a 33-year record with Nossaman. In that...
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