Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources

The premier forum for strategies and information for environmental, energy, and resource lawyers, advisors, and decision-makers.

Join the Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources

The Section is committed to providing members with opportunities to enhance professional skills, stay on top of current developments, and dialogue in environmental, energy, and natural resources law.

28th Fall Conference

Registration Now Open

Join us on October 19-27 for the 28th Fall Conference. This year’s program will be held virtually and will offer the exceptional educational sessions, networking, keynote presentations, and sponsor access the conference is known for. Don’t miss your chance to connect with law practitioners in your field from across the nation.

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Welcome from the Chair

Howard Kenison, Section Chair, welcomes you to the Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources (SEER) and encourages you to explore all that SEER has to offer.

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COVID-19 & SEER Resources

As the outbreak of COVID-19 creates ever-changing legal implications across many areas, the Section wants to provide you with resources and benefits to help you navigate legal issues during this time. Access these resources today.

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Addressing Inequality and Promoting Opportunity

Event Recording

In July 2020, the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources (SEER) held an event titled, “Addressing Inequality and Promoting Opportunity.” The event recording includes discussion from diverse leaders of the environmental, energy, and natural resources bar who are champions of inclusion and diversity.

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SEER Connect

Join this new, exclusive online community site for ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources (SEER) members to connect and interact. Find Hot News and the latest Case Summaries in the Environmental Community.

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Support our Projects and Programs

Donate to SEER

Your gift to the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources will help maintain the Section’s public service and educational programs.

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Climate change resolution

Resolution 111 Adopted

The House of Delegates have adopted Res 111 which urges U.S., state, territorial and tribal governments to take leadership role to address climate change; urges Congress and POTUS to sign appropriate climate change legislation.

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Become a 28th Fall Conference Sponsor

Law firm and corporate sponsorship opportunities are available for the 28th Fall Conference. Our sponsorship program provides sponsorship levels, with varying levels of participation and benefits. By becoming a sponsor, you will be recognized as a proud supporter of ABA SEER and its stellar programming.

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About the Section

The mission of the Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources is to be the premier forum for lawyers working in areas related to the environment, natural resources, and energy. The Section is committed to providing members with opportunities to enhance professional skills, stay on top of developments and to participate in dialogue in these substantive areas. It represents more than 7,500 members with a wide range of professional interests. This chance to meet and network with peers is invaluable. The Section keeps its members abreast of development trends, current court decisions, legislative initiatives, and statutes concerning environmental, natural resources, and energy law.

Contact Us

SEER staff can be contacted using this online form, or by calling 312-988-5625 or emailing environ@americanbar.org.