Cozen O’Connor’s Climate Change/Global Warming practice area and Oklahoma City University School of Law will present a comprehensive seminar entitled “The Risks and Opportunities of Climate Change” on June 17, 2008, at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. Cozen O’Connor attorneys Thomas M. Jones, Peter J. Fontaine and William F. Stewart will join guest lecturers from international carbon markets and science and policy centers for panel discussions on major climate change topics, including “The Governmental Response to Climate Change,” “The Business Opportunities of Climate Change,” and “Climate Change and Risk Management.” Fred Krupp, President of the Environmental Defense Fund and New York Times bestselling author of Earth: The Sequel – The Race to Reinvent Energy and Stop Global Warming, will deliver the seminar’s keynote address.
Cozen O’Connor’s Climate Change Practice combines expertise in environmental law and policy, insurance and risk, complex litigation, and energy regulation to assist clients dealing with a multitude of climate change issues and to help them manage their risks and exploit new opportunities in the face of a changing climate. Attorneys in the practice represent many types of clients, including energy developers, publicly traded corporations, corporate officers and directors, technology companies, insurers, and energy companies, and these attorneys handle all climate related matters, including advising on climate risk disclosure obligations, handling federal and state regulatory proceedings, and protecting clients’ carbon dioxide mitigation technology in the emerging carbon trading market.
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