Council of Legal Advisors
Meetings & Workshops Schedule

2012-2013Academic Year Meetings & Workshops Schedule

Friday, Sept. 27, 8:30-11:30 am
"Administrative Law: Basic Law for Public Agencies and Policymakersm," Nicki Carlsen, Alston & Bird LLP

Friday, Nov. 1, 8:30-11:30 am
"Who Owns the Water? (Caution, it’s a trick question): Understanding the Fundamentals of Water Management Law," Russ McGlothlin, Brownstein, Hyatt, Farber, Schreck, LLP

Friday, Nov. 8, 8:30-11:30 am
"Climate Change Impact Litigation," Janill Richards, California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General

Friday, Nov. 22, 8:30-11:30 am, "Green Marketing and Green Washing," Brooks Beard, Morrison and Foerster


Previous Workshops

2012-2013 Academic Year

September 28, 2012 at 8:30 – 11:30 am
ESM 294 Environmental Law in Practice: “Administrative Law: Basic Law for Public Agencies and Policymakers,” Maureen Gorsen, Alston & Bird LLP

October 12, 2012 at 8:30 – 11:30 am
ESM 294 Environmental Law in Practice, Kathleen Kenealy, Senior Assistant Attorney General, California Department of Justice

October 26, 2012 at 8:30 – 11:30 am
ESM 294 Environmental Law in Practice: “Who Owns the Water? (Caution, it’s a trick question): Understanding the Fundamentals of Water Management Law,” Russ McGlothlin, Brownstein, Hyatt, Farber, Schreck, LLP

November 9, 2012 at 8:30 – 11:30 am
ESM 294 Environmental Law in Practice: “Green Marketing and Green Washing,” Brooks Beard, Morrison and Foerster, LLP

November 30, 2012 at 8:30 – 11:30 am
ESM 294 Environmental Law in Practice: “Science in the Courts: Climate Change and Other Issues,” Ernie Getto, Latham & Watkins, LLP


2011-2012 Academic Year

November 10, 2011
Advanced Environmental Law Lecture: “Conservation Through Acquisition,” Edward Norton, Senior Advisor – Environment to TPG Capital, L.P.

January 21, 2011
Environmental Law Workshop: “Where the Rubber Meets the Road: The Law You Really Need to Know to Work With and Against Agencies,” Maureen Gorsen, Alston-Bird LLP
See lecture slides

September 29, 2011
Advanced Environmental Law Lecture: “Where the Rubber Meets the Road: The Law You Really Need to Know to Work With and Against Agencies,” Maureen Gorsen, Alston-Bird LLP
See lecture slides

October 6, 2011
Advanced Environmental Law Lecture: "Who Owns the Water?" (Caution, it's a trick questions): Understanding the Fundamentals of Water Management Law.” Russell McGlothlin, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP
See lecture slides

October 27, 2011
Advanced Environmental Law Lecture: "Science in the Courts: Climate Change and Other Issues," Ernie Getto and Bob Wyman, Latham & Watkins, LLP
Presentation slides

Getto: Science in the Courtroom presentation; Embedded videos: Video 1, Video 2, Video 3, Video 4, Video 5, Video 6, Video 7
Wyman: Climate Change; Climate Policy and Law

November 3, 2011
Advanced Environmental Law Lecture:  "Green Marketing and Green Washing," Brooks Beard, Morrison & Foerster, LLP
Presentation slides
Background readings: FTC Proposes Revised Green Guides; Green Guides - Summary of Proposal; MoFo Green Guides Alert; Proposed Revisions to the Green Guides

November 17, 2011
Advanced Environmental Law Lecture: "Contracts and the Marketplace: Allocating the Risks and Benefits of Environmental Use and Impact," Howard Susman, Stoel Rives, LLP; and Nik Patel, Cooley, LLP

2010-2011 Academic Year

October 1, 2010
Environmental Law Workshop: “Science in the Courts: Climate Change and Other Issues,” Ernie Getto and Bob Wyman, Latham & Watkins LLP