Ethics Considerations for the Environmental Lawyer

Ethics Considerations for the Environmental Lawyer

Environmental practitioners confront various ethical issues of particular concern to them, and these arise for reasons ranging from substantive issues conflicts, to conflicts in multi-party CERCLA cases, to those inherent in a practice in multiple jurisdictions. The many government lawyers who practice in the environmental area also have their own concerns. Fortunately for environmental lawyers, ethics rules are not stagnant and do, from time to time, move to account for changes in the nature of the profession. Also, fortunate for environmental lawyers in private practice, those who provide their professional responsibility coverage report few claims in this practice area.

 
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