Energy Law

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

Business of Law

Kelly Hart opens New Orleans office with 6-lawyer team from Gordon Arata

Law Firms

Holland & Knight opens Alaska office with Patton Boggs refugees

Business of Law

Kirkland & Ellis opens Houston office with partner from Simpson Thacher

Corporate Law

Utility company is criminally charged in fatal pipeline explosion fire that leveled a neighborhood

Law Firms

7 lawyers exit Downey Brand to form new firm focusing on energy and land-use

Law Firms

Arnold & Porter opens in Houston, former chief of Hogan Lovells office is at the helm

Real Estate & Property Law

SCOTUS case puts focus on property-rights group

Trials & Litigation

Baker & McKenzie wins damages retrial in driller’s $103M malpractice case