Partner Kevin Matz was quoted providing comments on the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) recently issued proposed estate tax rules that could dramatically reduce the availability of estate tax deductions.
Partner Dan Deeb discussed how companies may be impacted by the US Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to designate two PFAS chemicals as hazardous under CERCLA, the first time the agency has made a new designation regarding any PFAS compounds.
ArentFox Schiff Chairman Anthony Lupo and Firmwide Co-Managing Partner Joseph Krasovec were quoted on executing the merger between Arent Fox and Schiff Hardin, one of the largest law firm combinations announced in 2021.
ArentFox Schiff Chairman Anthony V. Lupo and Energy & Cleantech Industry Group Co-Leader Daniel Deeb spoke to Legaltech News about helping clients navigate the blockchain technology powering the Metaverse, while still meeting their sustainability goals.
Partner David Loring was quoted on the Biden Administration and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) restoration of the “appropriate and necessary” finding that provides the legal basis for Mercury and Air Toxics Standards.
Partner Kevin Nelson was quoted on a Federal Circuit Court ruling in GlaxoSmithKline v. Teva, which has caused concern among some generic drug manufacturers regarding their ability to sell generic drugs that leave patent-protected uses off the label.
Partner Jane Montgomery was quoted on the US Supreme Court’s decision to hear arguments in a significant climate change case that could limit EPA’s ability to require systemwide emissions reductions measures for power plants, and impact federal agency authority over statutes like the Clean AE&E News
Intellectual Property Practice Group Co-Leader Sailesh Patel was quoted on the patent litigation trends to watch for in 2022, including the uptick in patent owners looking to litigation funding businesses.
Illinois lawyers in all practice areas can benefit from a basic understanding of federal and state environmental laws to help identify environmental obligations and address the concerns of the clients they serve.
The scope of the federal Clean Water Act (CWA) is in flux yet again. Recently, in Pasqua Yaqui Tribe v. EPA, the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona vacated and remanded a Trump-era regulation that defined the scope of many CWA programs.