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ENVIRONMENTAL LAW SUMMER SEMINAR

FRIDAY-SATURDAY  •  AUGUST 1-2, 2014

King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort
201 Arnold Rd.
St. Simons Island, Georgia

CLE Hours:
8 CLE Hours including 1 Ethics Hour, 1 Professionalism Hour and 3 Trial Practice Hours

Co-Sponsor:
Environmental Law Section, State Bar of Georgia

Presiding:
John C. Bottini, Georgia-Pacific LLC, Atlanta
C. Max Zygmont, Kazmarek Mowrey Cloud Laseter LLP, Atlanta

FRIDAY  •  AUGUST 1, 2014
7:15

Registration and Continental Breakfast
(All attendees must check in upon arrival. A jacket or sweater is recommended.)

7:50

SUICIDE AWARENESS CAMPAIGN:  HOW TO SAVE A LIFE
Video Presentation by the State Bar of Georgia

8:00
Welcome and program overview
John C. Bottini
8:15
keynote address: U.S. EPA Region 4 Update
Heather McTeer Toney, Regional Administrator, U.S. EPA, Region 4, Atlanta
9:00
professionalism
Hon. Dax E. López, Judge, State Court of DeKalb County, Decatur
10:00

BREAK

MOVE TO BREAKOUT SESSION - Track 1
10:30
CERCLA Litigation in a Post-Burlington Northern World
Moderator:
Rick A. Horder, Kazmarek Mowrey Cloud Laseter LLP, Atlanta

Panelists:
Shelley J. Ellerhorst, Kazmarek Mowrey Cloud Laseter LLP, Atlanta
John C. Bottini
11:30
But that’s not fair: Plaintiff and Defense Perspective on Environmental and Toxic Tort Litigation Strategy
Kimberly Ann “Kasey” Sturm, Stack & Associates, P.C., Atlanta
C. Max Zygmont
MOVE TO BREAKOUT SESSION - Track 2
10:30

Emerging Issues in Private and Public Land Conservation in Georgia—Law & Policy
Moderator:
Katie Sheehan, Senior Legal Fellow, Odum School of Ecology University of Georgia, Athens

Panelists:
Christine McCauley, Executive Director, Madison-Morgan Conservancy, Madison
Hans Neuhauser, Executive Director, Georgia Land Conservation Center, Athens
Stacy Funderburke, Real Estate Associate, The Conservation Fund, Atlanta

11:30
Getting the Deal Done: Environmental Considerations in Commercial Transactions
Moderator:
John C. Spinrad, Arnall, Golden & Gregory, LLP, Atlanta

Panelists:
Heather T. Friedman, Morris Manning & Martin, LLP, Atlanta
Gordon D. Cobb, PhD, Principal, ENVIRON, Atlanta
Ken C. Burrell, Synapse Services, Roswell
12:00
Recess
6:00
Reception (Ends at 7:00)
SATURDAY  •  AUGUST 2, 2014
7:15
Continental Breakfast
8:00
Welcome and program overview
John C. Bottini
8:15
Clearing Muddy Waters: EPA Revisits Antidegradation and “Waters of the United States”
Lewis B. Jones, King & Spalding, Atlanta
Gilbert Broughton Rogers, Southern Environmental Law Center, Atlanta
9:15
Clouded Judgments?: Life After the Supreme Court’s Recent Air Decisions
Susan Jenkins, Environmental Engineer & PSD Coordinator, Air Protection Branch, Georgia Environmental Protection Division, Atlanta
Edward A. “Skip” Kazmarek, Kazmarek Mowrey Cloud Laseter LLP, Atlanta
Byron W. Kirkpatrick, Troutman Sanders LLP, Atlanta
10:00
break
10:15
Environmental Law Case Update
Douglas A. Henderson, Troutman Sanders LLP, Atlanta
11:00
An Inside Look at the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project
Moderator:
Susan H. Richardson, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, Atlanta

Panelists:
Hope Moorer, General Manager, Navigation Projects, Georgia Ports Authority, Garden City
William W. “Bill” Sapp, Southern Environmental Law Center, Atlanta
11:45
ETHICS WORKSHOP
Paula J. Frederick, General Counsel, State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta
12:45
ADJOURN