Steve W. Berman to Speak at Climate Change Conference on March 2, 2007

Steve W. Berman, managing partner at Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro (HBSS) will be speaking at the Climate Change Conference hosted at the University of Washington's School of Law on Friday March 2, 2007.

He will be presenting on 'Climate Change and Litigation Risk' to conference attendees. The presentation parallels the deception of health risks by the tobacco companies, to current day polluters and their failure to accurately communicate the dangerous effects of their products on the environment.

Other scheduled program highlights include:

  • Federal climate change legislation
  • Regional and state programs: California, Oregon and Washington
  • Registries and reporting
  • Emissions trading
  • Offset strategies
  • Economic opportunities from clean energy
  • Developing a corporate climate change strategy
  • Disclosure requirements
  • Climate change litigation
  • Managing your risk

For more information on the University of Washington's Climate Change Program please visit