June 19, 2015

Jenner & Block Partner E. Lynn Grayson and Of Counsel Stephen H. Armstrong will moderate a CLE webinar that will examine how environmental liability buyouts can assist companies inmanaging legacy environmental liabilities and achieving finite, cost-effective outcomes for these contaminated properties.  Titled “Successful Environmental Liability and Risk Transfer Deals,” the program will explore environmental liability and risk transfer deals, which increasingly are a viable alternative and, in some cases, may be the best option for resolving legacy environmental liabilities.  Topics will include understanding various ways both legacy properties and environmental liabilities can be structured into risk transfer transactions; learning about how the transactions are structured and negotiated to meet the clients' needs with the key being flexibility; examining key legal elements to transactions including stock vs. assets/liabilities, due diligence and the role of the consultant up front and post closing; and gaining practical insight from two successful case studies in Wisconsin and New Jersey.  The panelists are Lori A. Prokes, president, general counsel of DeNovo Properties, and David Heidlauf, principal of Ramboll Environ.  The webinar will be held from noon to 1 pm CST on June 30.

Ms. Grayson is co-chair of Jenner & Block’s Environmental and Workplace Health & Safety Law Practice and launched the firm’s Corporate Environmental Lawyer Blog.  She is recognized as one of the country’s leading lawyers in environmental law.  Her national practice involves defending clients in enforcement cases, managing EHS (environmental, health and safety) risk concerns and performing environmental due diligence, which includes a focus on water scarcity.

Mr. Armstrong is a member of the firm’s Environmental and Workplace Health & Safety Law and Climate and Clean Technology Law Practices.  His practice focuses on contaminated property issues, including liability concerns associated with property transactions.

To register for the webinar, please click here.