By Keri L. Holleb Hotaling, Partner, Jenner & Block LLP
When the Supreme Court returns from its summer recess on September 26 to select cases for review this fall, it is likely to consider taking up Morrison Enterprises, LLC v. Dravo Corp .
By Allison Torrence, Associate, Jenner & Block
Ever since the U.S. Supreme Court decided United States v. Atlantic Research Corp. in 2007, CERCLA PRPs and courts have been struggling with a crucial question: Whether parties subject to a consent...
On July 31, 2013, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals issued an Amended Opinion in the case of Bernstein v. Bankert , Nos. 11-1501 and 11-1523. As discussed previously in this blog , the Seventh Circuit's original opinion addressed, among other things...
By Steven M. Siros, Partner, Jenner & Block
A federal district court refused to dismiss a lawsuit alleging CERCLA liability on the part of several environmental contractors that performed an environmental assessment and cleanup of a contaminated...
By Gabrielle Sigel, Partner, Jenner & Block
In long-running litigation regarding one of the costliest Superfund cleanups in the country, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin reversed a decision it reached just 5 months...
By Allison A. Torrence
The U.S. Supreme Court has denied cert in the widely-followed case of Bernstein v. Bankert , No. 13-568, [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], declining to review the Seventh Circuit's ruling on the...