We are pleased to announce that Who’s Who Legal has recognized our Global Environmental Practice Group in its 2016 edition of Who’s Who Legal: Environment. The publication is an international guide sponsored by the ABA Section of International Law and published by Law Business Research on the environmental legal market.

The notable achievements of David Hackett, John Watson, Richard Saines, Chicago; Martijn Wilder, Paul Curnow, Sydney; Arnaud Cabanes and Marie-Laetitia De La Ville-Baugé, Paris; were highlighted. Ulrich Ellinghaus, Frankfurt; Xavier Junquera, Barcelona; Daniel Peregrina, Geneva; Gavin Raftery, Tokyo; Federico Ruanova-Guinea, Tijuana; Graham Stuart, London; and Danian Zhang, Shanghai; were also listed as experts.

The Firm earned recognition for its lawyers in more than twice as many countries as any other law firm and had the third most environmental law practitioners recognized out of 389 firms worldwide. Listed lawyers were selected based on research and surveys conducted with general counsel and private practitioners.

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John Watson chairs the Firm’s North American Environmental Practice Group and leads the coordinated Global Environmental Practice. Mr. Watson has been advising industrial enterprises on managing wide-ranging environmental risks and liabilities arising out of their domestic and international operations for over 20 years. He has been consistently recognized as a leading environmental lawyer in Chambers USA, The International Who’s Who of Environment Lawyers, and Leading Lawyers and Super Lawyers publications.