Chambers & Partners has compiled its independent and objective list of America's Leading Lawyers for Business based on comments gathered from thousands of interviews with clients and lawyers from Maine to Hawaii. This guide — which is designed to reflect market opinion — contains a view of the firms and attorneys who are considered leaders in their field.
In Chambers' 2010 review of national legal talent in the area of "Climate Change," our Firm and our lawyers are listed among the best in the country.
Nationwide Ranking: Tier 3
The Firm: This strong team of litigators has built up an impressive reputation for defending automakers in emissions cases. It works on behalf of the automobile industry in CAA and Energy Policy and Conservation Act preemption litigation in California. Over the last year, it has advised the US Chamber of Commerce on issues relating to the EPA's proposed global warming endangerment finding.
Sources Say: "A truly national practice with personable lawyers who are willing to work with the client as part of the team."
Key Individuals: Washington, DC-based Stuart Drake is "an absolute expert in his field when it comes to mobile source work and the CAA." He advises companies on air pollution control regulations. His automaker clients include GM, Toyota and numerous trade associations.
Reprinted with permission from Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2010 — www.chambersandpartners.com.