Speaking Engagement

Hot Topics in Environmental Law Affecting the Real Estate Community


Atlanta, GA

Seyfarth Shaw LLP Atlanta Office
1545 Peachtree Street, NE
6th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30309

Event Schedule:
Registration and Continental Breakfast: 7:30 a.m.
Program: 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

This breakfast briefing is designed to provide a high-level update on major areas of environmental law that should be of interest to the real estate community.

In this briefing you will learn:

  1. Recent developments involving environmental due diligence standards, including the All Appropriate Inquiries rule under CERCLA and the 2005 ASTM environmental due diligence standards. 
  2. Vapor intrusion concerns, standards, and protections. 
  3. Liability protections available to prospective purchasers of contaminated property, including a discussion of the costs, benefits, and risks associated with such protections. 
  4. Recent developments in wetlands and storm water law, including a discussion of the 2007 re-issuance of nation-wide wetlands permits and what recent major court decisions mean to the real estate community. 
  5. How “green” development can green your bottom line. A brief primer on LEED green building standards, conservation easements, and associated economic benefits.

If you have any questions, please contact Audra Mitchell at 404.885.7996 or amitchell@seyfarth.com. There is no fee for this program. Registration required. Seating is limited. Please register early.