Energy Law

Energy Law

Local fracking bans are banned under a new Texas law

Business of Law

Steptoe lays off 32, including 14 attorneys, following energy-price drop

Your ABA

Human rights ‘storm’ may hit oil, mining industries

Trials & Litigation

Class action judge orders lawyer to stop recruiting opt-out plaintiffs in oil royalty suit

ABA Midyear

Human rights should be a priority in oil, gas and mining industries, say speakers at ABA Midyear

Law Firms

Blank Rome raids Duane Morris and Reed Smith to open new Pittsburgh office

Business of Law

9 remaining lawyers at Houston litigation boutique to join Vorys Sater

U.S. Supreme Court

Unusual SCOTUS lineup supports class-action defendant seeking to transfer case to federal court

Trials & Litigation

Regulator fines utility $1.05M over emails lobbying for preferred administrative judge in rate case

Trials & Litigation

Law students sue Harvard over its fossil fuel investments

Animal Law

Wind farm sues feds to stop release of bird-death data to Associated Press

Business of Law

Willkie Farr plants flag in Houston, its first new US office since 1981

Features

No Fracking Way: Towns across the country are stopping the big energy industry

Business of Law

Litigation success brings layoffs for 17 attorneys at law firm representing Halliburton

Law Firms

Fox Rothschild acquires Dallas boutique firm

Trials & Litigation

Utility faces contempt hearing for lobbying to choose judge in $1.29B rate case linked to fatal fire

Energy Law

Record $1.4B fine levied against gas company in fatal explosion and fire

Election Law

Does national voter form have to include states’ citizenship requirement? 10th Circuit to decide

Energy Law

Solar power towers are igniting birds in midair; wildlife protection groups are concerned

Criminal Justice

New utility company indictment in fatal gas blast could lead to fines of as much as $1.3B