Climate Change Will Impact Your Legal Practice, Panel Says

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Law360 (July 30, 2020, 11:04 PM EDT) — If climate change is not already impacting an attorney’s legal practice it will inevitably do so in the future, affecting a wide range of legal areas from corporate disclosures to litigation over natural disasters and supply-chain disruption, a panel of experts said Thursday.

(Clockwise from top left) Hilary Tompkins, Hogan Lovells; Hana Veselka Vizcarra, Harvard Law School; Roger Martella, General Electric; and Michael Gerrard, Columbia Law School.

The climate change law experts offered their insight during a virtual panel discussion at the American Bar Association’s annual meeting Thursday on how lawyers’ practices will be impacted by climate change.

The panelists included Columbia…

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