Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 07, 2015
International law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Boston shareholders, H. Hamilton Hackney III and Paul J. Murphy, will present at the Association of Independent Colleges & Universities in Massachusetts (AICUM) Fall 2015 Symposium, Oct. 8, 2015, at the College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts. From 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m., Hackney and Murphy will present, “Stormwater Permits – An Update on USEPA Proposals to Regulate Stormwater Discharges from Developed Properties in the Charles River Watershed.”
Hackney is chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Boston Environmental Practice and has broad experience in the areas of environmental law and commercial real estate. He represents clients in permit and other administrative proceedings, compliance counseling and enforcement matters, and response cost recovery and property damage actions. Hackney’s environmental experience includes matters arising under federal, state, and local laws relating to asbestos, air and water emissions, hazardous waste, toxic chemicals, wetlands, stormwater, endangered species, environmental impact review, underground storage tanks, solid waste, and land use matters. He regularly advises corporate, real estate, and private equity clients with respect to investigating and managing environmental liabilities arising from corporate and real estate transactions, including the purchase, sale, and redevelopment of contaminated real estate under state and federal Brownfields programs.
Murphy is co-chair of the firm’s Education Practice and a shareholder in the firm’s Boston Litigation Group. He has broad experience in business litigation, construction, and labor and employment matters. Murphy represents a number of colleges and universities in a wide range of matters including labor and employment, general litigation, athletic field and dormitory construction contracts, drafting and negotiation of vendor contracts, faculty and tenure issues, Town/Gown relations, and campus security issues. Also, he routinely serves as “outside general counsel” to a number of educational institutions, advising the board of trustees on policies and strategic issues.
According to its website, AICUM is the leading voice on public policy issues affecting independent higher education in Massachusetts. Established in 1967 by college and university presidents, the association is comprised of 60 degree-granting, accredited, independent (private) colleges and universities across the Commonwealth.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Education Practice
Greenberg Traurig’s Education Practice is a multidisciplinary group comprised of attorneys who represent not-for-profit and for-profit private and public higher educational institutions, and secondary and elementary schools (including charter and religious schools) across the United States. The group’s lawyers have extensive experience assisting clients with the unique legal and regulatory issues arising in the school environment including labor and employment, governance, 501(c)(3) status and compliance, ERISA and tax, immigration, real estate and construction, environmental, governmental affairs, finance and litigation.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice
Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice assists clients with issues under the environmental and natural resource laws that affect their businesses. They provide support in transactions, defend clients in enforcement actions, ensure the understanding and satisfaction of regulatory requirements, prepare for and respond to emergencies, craft approaches for legacy cleanup issues, and develop solutions for product regulation, market access, and environmental policy challenges.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Boston Office
Established in 1999, Greenberg Traurig’s Boston office is home to more than 65 attorneys practicing in the areas of corporate, emerging technology, energy, governmental affairs, healthcare, intellectual property, labor and employment, life sciences and medical technology, litigation, public finance, real estate and securities. An important contributor to the firm's international platform, the Boston office includes a team of nationally recognized attorneys with both public and private sector experience. The team offers clients the value of decades of legal experience and hands-on knowledge of the local business community, supported by the firm's vast network of global resources.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1,900 attorneys serving clients from 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is No. 1 on the 2015 Law360 Most Charitable Firms list, third largest in the U.S. on the 2015 Law360 400, Top 20 on the 2015 Am Law Global 100, and among the 2015 BTI Brand Elite. More information at: http://www.gtlaw.com.