While scientists ponder how quickly the polar ice cap will become a tropical resort -- and California turns the heat up on the auto industry -- law firms are starting to wave their green flags. Pillsbury Winthrop put together a climate change and sustainability practice, and Morrison & Foerster has a new global-warming practice, dubbed Greentech. MoFo partner Thomas Ciotti predicts biodiesel and ethanol manufacturers will need transactional, corporate and IP help as they acquire and develop new facilities.
As Climate Changes, Large Firms Look at Global-Warming Practice Areas
October 19, 2006