Morgan Lewis

Daubert, Groundwater Contamination, and the Future of Fracking Litigation, The Advocate, Volume 61

Outside Publication

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    Winter 2012


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With fact discovery in most hydraulic fracking cases at an early stage, the next major challenge in this evolving field of litigation is the inevitable battle over experts under the rigorous standards set forth in Daubert and its progeny. Morgan Lewis partners Steven Luxton and associate Brad Nes have authored an article for The Advocate that explores this next critical stage in the development of fracking litigation, drawing on Daubert decisions in past groundwater contamination cases for guidance.

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Please feel free to contact authors Steven Luxton (202.739.5452;, and Brad Nes (202.739.5779; with any questions you may have.