Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Lawyers preparing for explosion of climate-related work

Top Dallas firm Thompson & Knight started a dedicated climate-change practice June 4 with 26 lawyers. Monday, Dallas' Vinson & Elkins will unveil its 41-lawyer group, headed by a former senior counsel for the World Bank.

From the Dallas Morning News

Vinson and Elkins was the fine firm that represented, advised and counseled Enron.

They may be slow in getting to the rent-seeking party; Climateer noted this California Bar Journal headline almost two months ago:

Tuesday, May 1, 2007

Environmental law enters the era of global warming

Climate change offers business opportunities as a new law practice area

YUP. That's what the California Bar Journal used as their sub-head for this article.