Eric Lasker to serve on natural resource damages panel at the 2004 Fall meeting of the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources.

July 20, 2004

Eric Lasker is one of four speakers on the topic "Natural Resource Damages Litigation Comes of Age" at the 2004 Fall Meeting of the American Bar Association Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources in San Antonio, Texas, on October 6-10, 2004.  This panel will address emerging issues in natural resource damage (NRD) litigation through a mock trial presentation patterned after recent state NRD actions in New Jersey and New Mexico.  Mr. Lasker will being playing the role of counsel for the Department of Justice, whose client (DOD) is a defendant in the litigation.  For information on the real world New Mexico NRD litigation, please see "Court issues opinion dismissing $4B claim brought by State of New Mexico against our client General Electric Company."