Jenner & Block

"Changing Standards for Environmental Disclosures," Jenner & Block LLP and The Environmental Law Institute Webinar

Jenner & Block Partners E. Lynn Grayson and Elaine Wolff will be joined for a panel discussion by Jim Coburn (Senior Manager, Investor Programs, Ceres) and Katie Pavlovsky (Principal, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services).   The panel will discuss the significant issues raised by SEC rules regarding corporate disclosure of environmental liabilities and the most appropriate strategies for addressing them.

Ms. Grayson is Co-Chair of the Environmental and Workplace Health & Safety Law Practice and a member of the Climate and Clean Technology Law Practice. She has an extensive environmental law background including both private practice and government service experience. Ms. Grayson’s national environmental practice and experience includes managing complex CERCLA and RCRA matters, advising clients on critical regulatory concerns, performing environmental due diligence for real estate and corporate transactions, defending against natural resource damage claims and conducting environmental audits at manufacturing operations. She is Co-Editor of the Firm’s Corporate Environmental Lawyer Blog, which covers breaking environmental, health and safety issues of interest to the corporate counsel community.

Ms. Wolff is a partner in Jenner & Block’s Corporate, Corporate Finance, Real Estate Securities and Securities practices.  Prior to joining Jenner & Block, Ms. Wolff served in the Division of Corporation Finance of the Securities and Exchange Commission from 1997-2007.  Most recently she served as Legal Branch Chief in the Office of Real Estate and Business Services where she was responsible for interpreting and applying the federal securities laws to disclosure and compliance issues of real estate investment trusts (REITs) and companies in the business services sector.  She reviewed numerous IPOs, registration statements for public offerings of equity and debt, proxies, 10-Ks, and merger filings, including a number of high profile transactions.  She provided guidance and interpretive advice on novel and unique issues in connection with complex transactions, including disclosure issues unique to the real estate industry, roll-ups, spin-offs and equity line and PIPE transactions.

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