Energy Law

U.S. Supreme Court

Maryland program to encourage new generation of electricity is pre-empted, Supreme Court says

Criminal Justice

Former mining CEO is sentenced to prison in safety case

National Pulse

Drought sheds light on the California’s water law deficiencies

Law Firms

Orrick adds 7 more partners in Houston

Criminal Justice

Utility is criminally charged in methane gas leak that displaced thousands from homes

Environmental Law

California air quality agency sues over gas leak which has displaced thousands

U.S. Supreme Court

Federal rule promoting reduced energy use is upheld by SCOTUS; environmentalists applaud decision

Law Firms

Orrick to open Houston office with 20 lateral partners from a half-dozen firms

Business of Law

Frost Brown Todd is opening its first Pennsylvania office

Business of Law

Following layoffs, 60-attorney law firm says it will close its doors by end of 2015

Law Firms

Expecting M&A uptick, Baker Botts adds 25 Houston lawyers, wants 25 more in 2016

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court considers whether regulations encouraging energy savings intruded on state power

Energy Law

Oil industry dismisses its lawsuit against Texas town over fracking ban

Careers

Lawyers ‘lean to the left,’ study says; which schools, firms and practice areas are most liberal?

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