Current Status and Future of Fracking Litigation

Thursday, May 2, 2013
01:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

Please join us for a one-hour webinar to analyze the current status and future of fracking litigation.

The rapid development and expansion of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) have brought many new regions of the United States into the natural gas supply mix. Since 2009, numerous lawsuits have emerged, alleging various forms of personal and economic injuries resulting from fracking operations. To date, approximately 50 such lawsuits have been filed nationwide.

Topics will include:

  • The current status of fracking lawsuits alleging groundwater and air contamination
  • Daubert and other expert issues related to personal injury and property damage claims
  • The next critical stages in the development of fracking litigation
  • Important collateral issues, including electronic discovery

Thursday, May 2, 2013
12–1 pm ET

Steve A. Luxton | Litigation Partner, Washington, D.C. and Houston
Brad Nes | Litigation Associate, Washington, D.C.
Jennifer M. Williams | eData Associate, Houston

CLE credit
CLE credit in FL, IL, NJ, NY, PA, TX, and VA is currently pending approval.

MCLE Credit: This activity has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of one (1.0) hour of General Education. Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, Provider No. 4730, certifies that this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education.