“Excellent legal research and analysis – Ken Reisenfeld and Marco Molina.” Articling students are supervised by the CEQ`s Office of the General Counsel and provide essential research and drafting assistance to legal and policy staff on various issues relevant to CEQ`s functions, including oversight of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Through CEQ`s participation in federal government-wide policy processes, employees have the opportunity to draft memos on the environment, energy, resources and general legal issues, monitor the actions of federal agencies on environmental issues, participate in meetings of interagency working groups, and assist in responding to requests for information under the Access to Information Act and other inquiries about CEQ`s activities. Information on applying for internships: www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/ceq/internships/ceq-legal-internships OEHHA is a small government office within the California Environmental Protection Agency. The staff consists primarily of scientists, health professionals and public health professionals. The main legal tasks are the research and drafting of civil, administrative and technical areas of environmental law. Most of the work is done in Proposition 65. Harrison, Temblador, Hungerford & Johnson LLP specializes in mining, natural resource development and land use. It values lawyers who are experienced writers, speakers, and practitioners in the field of natural resources. Training areas stretch across the western United States. The Office of the Lawyer provides legal advice to the National Park Service in the United States. Fish and Wildlife Service et U.S. Geological Survey.
The office deals with matters affecting the National Environmental Policy Act, the Endangered Species Act, the National Park Service Organic Law, the National Historic Preservation Act and other environmental laws. Arnold & Porter offers a full range of arbitration services, but has unparalleled strength in representing sovereign states as defendants in investment treaty arbitration. In a landmark moment last year, a team led by Whitney Debevoise of Washington DC is defending the Republic of the Philippines in an arbitration initiated by Shell Philippines Exploration on the country`s largest foreign investment, the Malampaya project. Paolo Di Rosa heads the Washington DC Global Arbitration Panel; He is also a key point of contact for Spanish-language arbitration, as is Gaela Gehring Flores. Drawing on the team`s extensive language skills, several team members also possess legal qualifications in jurisdictions such as Colombia, Mexico, and Costa Rica. In addition, the resolution of disputes in technology and life sciences is another strength of the Group. The San Francisco team stands out in this regard, with Maria Chedid regularly leading related mandates. Clients assess Winston & Strawn LLP`s “knowledge of other languages, cultures and legal institutions,” which the team uses in its work on international trade and investment arbitrations in the energy, mining and metals, manufacturing and telecommunications sectors.
The department is also knowledgeable about arbitration and frequently works with colleagues across the firm`s global network, most recently in London and Hong Kong. Ricardo Ugarte, chief of staff, commutes between London and Chicago. The team`s client base also benefits from the firm`s Legal Innovation Center in Houston, where a team specializes in performing e-discovery tasks. The Center for Food Safety (CFS) is a nonprofit public interest and environmental organization founded in 1997 by its sister organization, the International Center for Technology Assessment, to challenge harmful food production technologies and promote sustainable alternatives. CFS combines several tools and strategies to pursue its goals, including litigation and petitions for rule-making, legal support for various sustainable agriculture and food security, as well as public education, local organizations and media relations. Abbott & Kindermann LLP provides a wide range of legal services to private and public clients in all aspects of land use, environment, real estate and commercial law. The firm is based in Sacramento and serves clients throughout Northern and Central California. “First of all, we work with Camilo Cardozo and Jose Sanchez. Their knowledge of arbitration, combined with a great ability to find innovative legal arguments to support our positions. Communities for a Better Environment (CBE) is a social justice organization focused on environmental health and equity. It organizes events in black working-class communities because those communities suffer the most from pollution and toxins.
The group provides organizational assistance, scientific and policy research, and legal advice to community residents who want to challenge polluting companies. The goal of the work is to help community members identify their own problems and define their own campaigns and solutions. “Partner Érica Franzetti is truly a star in this field. Ms. Franzetti combines a strong international legal background with impressive experience in investment and commercial arbitration. Her international focus and commercial spirit make her a true business partner that goes far beyond the usual role of an external consultant. Their ability to always identify the central problem and propose it very clearly, pragmatically and business-oriented is simply remarkable. Ms. Franzetti is the first point of contact for complex disputes of all kinds. Each year, OneJustice and eight Northern California law schools bring together more than 100 public benefit employers and more than 1,000 law students for Public Sector Careers Day. Through interviews and formal conversations with employers, Public Sector Public Interest Career Day (known as “IP/PS Day”) kicks off the legal careers of our future public interest leaders. Visit the Public Service/IP Day website to find out which organizations will be participating this year.
The Consumer Affairs and Environmental Protection Division (EDPS) consists of one consumption unit and one environmental unit. The Department of the Environment uses a combination of civil and criminal lawsuits to enforce laws that prohibit the illegal dumping of hazardous waste and other pollutants on public or private property, as well as into the air and waterways. Fredericks Peebles & Morgan is dedicated to representing Native American tribes and organizations in the United States.