By James L. Curtis and Meagan Newman

If you have been following the blog, you may have noticed that whistleblower litigation implicating a wide range of critical compliance issues continued to proliferate in 2012. In fact we saw a range of game-changing decisions. Our Whistleblower Team has just released its Top 10 Whistleblower Decisions of 2012, where we see
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Philip L. Comella recently published an article in the American Bar Association’s Environmental Litigation and Toxic Torts Committee Newsletter (July 2012) 13:2, entitled “Nine Tips for Taking an Effective Deposition in an Environmental Case.”

The article contains practical tips on how to get the most out of a deposition involving environmental claims, though the tips can apply to virtually any

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We wanted to take a short break from our regular blogging as congratulations are in order. Our colleagues in Seyfarth’s Wage and Hour Litigation Practice Group have authored the first-of-its-kind treatise on wage and hour litigation. The book, titled “Wage & Hour Collective and Class Litigation,” has been published by American Lawyer Media’s Law Journal Press and now is available
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By David A. Blake, LEED AP, Christa L. Dommers, and Michael J. Bauer

An article by Seyfarth attorneys David Blake, Christa Dommers and Michael Bauer was published in Bloomberg BNA’s January 24 Real Estate Law & Industry Report. In the article, the authors outline several significant lawsuits on green building for the commercial real estate sector. The topics

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By Andrew H. Perellis, Eric E. Boyd, and Craig B. Simonsen

Most environmental statutes allow suits challenging actions by the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and provide that successful plaintiffs in these actions can receive attorney fees and costs. The U.S. Government Accounting Office (GAO) recently released an analysis of Environmental Litigation: Cases Against EPA and Associated Costs

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