On October 26 New York Partners Kevin Healy and Phil Karmel will present and moderate the New York City Bar Association’s CLE seminar for non-environmental lawyers on how climate change will affect the practice of law. The seminar will focus on the impact of climate change in the areas of corporate, securities, real estate/land use, energy, banking and insurance law.

Healy will moderate the panel Corporate/SEC Due Diligence Disclosure. Karmel will present on a panel on real estate and land use. Other panelists will present on insurance, climate trends, and banking and D&O liability.

Healy has practiced environmental and land use law for 45 years – 12 of those years spent devoted to public service. Among other positions, he served as general counsel to the New York City Department of Environmental Protection. Healy also has served as special master in two federal cases in which he oversaw compliance with the provisions of a federal court order requiring the cessation by the county of the practice of ocean dumping.

At Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, Healy most often represents parties in regulatory and permitting matters under the Clean Air Act, the National Environmental Policy Act, the State Environmental Quality Review Act, the Clean Water Act and numerous other federal, state and city environmental statutory programs; provides counsel on the environmental aspects of real estate developments; and participates in environmental audits of industrial operations and environmental impact reviews. He represents a wide range of clients, including industrial and commercial corporations, major New York utilities, railroads, public authorities and municipalities. Healy currently serves as co-chair of the Environmental Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association.

Philip Karmel has broad experience serving as litigation and regulatory counsel in environmental, land use, real estate and toxic tort matters. His experience includes matters arising under environmental review statutes (NEPA and SEQRA); Clean Air Act permitting, compliance and litigation; Superfund and oil spill litigation and counseling; pesticide-related personal injury and property damage litigation; zoning and other land use matters; government investigations; brownfields redevelopment; eminent domain litigation; and the environmental aspects of corporate and real estate transactions.

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