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01-24-20

John Noor to Appear on National Panel for Cutting Edge Litigation Topics at the 2020 Joint Regional CLE Program in Colorado January 31

Attorney John Noor of Roberts & Stevens, Asheville, NCRoberts & Stevens Attorney John Noor has been invited as a panelist at the American Bar Association’s 2020 Joint Regional CLE Program in Aspen, Colorado on Friday, January 31. Noor will appear on a panel entitled “Public Nuisance Law and Its Impact on the Opioid Litigation and Future Mass Torts,” sharing his knowledge and perspective on the future of public nuisance doctrine and discussing the impact community responses to the opioid epidemic, climate change, and land use have on this area of the law.

The 2020 Joint Regional CLE Program, presented by the Section of Litigation’s Environmental & Energy, Mass Torts, and Products Liability Litigation Committees, is a one-of-a-kind CLE program that brings in-house counsel, members of the judiciary and academia, and plaintiffs’ and defense counsel from across the country.

Noor is a litigation attorney focusing on environmental law, zoning, real property litigation, and complex business disputes. He has been involved in cases concerning a broad range of companies, from multi-billion-dollar financial institutions, to small, closely-held family businesses. In his environmental practice, John has worked on Brownfields Redevelopment, permitting under the Clean Water Act and Endangered Species Act, nuisance actions, administrative rulemaking, oil and natural gas leasing, and energy performance contracting. 

Update Regarding COVID-19

To our clients, colleagues, and friends: The safety and well-being of our community is our highest priority. Like many of you, we are closely monitoring the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the impact it is having on everyone in our community and around the world. As the level of concern surrounding the virus heightens, we feel a strong responsibility to minimize any potential risk within the community. To that end, we are following guidelines recommended by the CDC – from implementing and maintaining diligent sanitation and custodial practices to minimizing person-to-person contact – while ensuring that all of your legal needs continue to be met with the same client service you are accustomed to receiving from Roberts & Stevens. At this time, our offices remain open, with many of us connected remotely. However, in support of social distancing, we are asking clients, if at all possible, to schedule phone conferences instead of coming to the office. Thank you for your support and cooperation. Let us know if you need us. We are here.