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Media - Environmental Law partner Eileen Millett is one of the New York State Bar Association's (NYSBA) new diverse class of committee chairs, co-chairs and vice-chairs highlighted by the New York Law Journal in their June 3, 2019 issue. | Read here06/03/2019 | New York Law Journal
In April, Eileen was announced as co-chair of the NYSBA’s Task Force to examine the impact of New York’s adoption of the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE). The NYLJ article also features the cover of the June-July edition of the NYSBA Journal with 40 photos of the new diverse committee chairs, co-chairs and vice-chairs of NYSBA committees.
Accolade/Media - Eileen Millett named co-chair of New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) Task Force to examine the impact of New York’s adoption of the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE). The New York Law Journal quotes Eileen regarding the potential repercussions. | Read here (Subscription required)04/01/2019 | New York Law Journal
“If students are no longer taking NY practice, then we really have lost something of value,” said Millett, who added that knowledge of New York law is necessary for the state courts to remain a pre-eminent destination for settling international commercial transactions.
Millett, a partner at Phillips Nizer, added that the changing economics of the profession is also having an impact on the lack of preparation judges are encountering. With more students going to law school, the competition has intensified and some can’t find jobs in the kinds of firms that train beginning lawyers before sending them to court.
Event - "PFAS and PFOS Contamination" - Phillips Nizer welcomes Catherine R. McCabe, Commissioner, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection for a meeting of the American College of Environmental Lawyers (ACOEL) Region 2 hosted by Eileen Millett, partner, Environmental Practice and ACOEL Fellow.03/06/2019
Program Date: Wednesday, March 6, 2019 | Program Time: 4:00 - 5:30 pm.
Venue: Phillips Nizer LLP - 485 Lexington Ave., 10th Fl., New York, NY 10017
Commissioner McCabe will provide insight into how New Jersey and other states are addressing “emerging contaminants” such as PFOA, PFOS and other PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances). | bio
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Publication - "Trees have no tongues, but the Lorax has one," a blog post authored by Eileen Millett, partner in our Environmental Law Practice, featured by the American College of Environmental Lawyers (ACOEL).01/08/2019
Last week, in Cowpasture River Preservation Association v. Forest Service a panel of the 4th Fourth Circuit rejected the U.S. Forest Service approval of a pipeline development that would have crossed 21 miles of national forest land, and the Appalachian National Scenic Trial...more
Media - Environmental partner Eileen Millett authors, "A Step Too Far From a 'SEP' In The Right Direction," an article appearing in this month's issue of The Practical Real Estate Lawyer, a publication of The American Law Institute (ALI).11/01/2017
Eileen is a member of the Editorial Board of The Practical Real Estate Lawyer, and serves on the ALI CLE Environmental Advisory Panel. She highlights an interesting development from the Trump Administration that may affect the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's policy on Supplemental Environmental Projects (SEPs). On June 5, 2017, the U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, moved to limit, if not end, the practice of a company using settlement funds to aid projects that are not germane to an underlying dispute.