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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
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United States > Industry focus > Environment: litigation

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William BrownellHunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Born in April 2018 from the merger of Hunton & Williams LLP and Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP advises clients in the energy, chemical, manufacturing, automotive, utilities and technology sectors on sophisticated and regulation-affecting cases concerning air, water, endangered species, natural resources, waste, and climate change. Highlights included assisting the Weyerhaeuser Amici Coalition in filing an amici brief before the Supreme Court in an Endangered Species Act case concerning the designation of private land as critical habitat for the dusky gopher frog, and representing Nutrien in an EPA enforcement investigation of multiple CAA regulatory and permitting programs. In Washington DC, Eric Murdock heads the administrative law team, which includes the environmental practice; practice leader Deidre Duncan has expertise in advising clients in the oil and natural gas pipeline sector as well as industry associations; the other practice leader Makram Jaber is a CAA specialist; Chuck Knauss is noted for his climate change work; William Brownell is ‘influential in terms of what he has accomplished’; Andrew Turner is another key contact. In San Francisco, Shannon Broome and Tom Boer are the names to note, and Samuel Brown was made partner.