November 01, 2016

People on the Move

James R. Arnold

Laura Duncan has joined Marten Law as a partner in its San Francisco office. A significant portion of Duncan’s practice is focused on product regulation, pesticide regulation, consumer product safety, Proposition 65, the U.S. Lacey Act, and formaldehyde regulations applicable to wood products, refrigerants, and other chemical regulations. Prior to joining Marten Law, she was a shareholder in the San Francisco office of Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., where she was the leader of that firm’s Global Product Stewardship and Chemicals practice group.

Emily Fisher has been elected to the position of Vice President, Law, of the Edison Electrical Institute. Fisher previously served as EEI deputy general counsel, energy & climate. She joined EEI in 2008. Her primary areas of responsibility have included energy and environmental regulation, with a focus on climate change, air quality, permitting, electric vehicles, and energy efficiency. Fisher also has participated in efforts before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the Department of Energy, and the Federal Trade Commission. She is co-chair of the Section’s Climate Change, Sustainable Development, and Ecosystems Committee.

James R. Arnold

Jim Arnold is the principal in The Arnold Law Practice in San Francisco and is a contributing editor to Trends. Information about Section members’ moves and activities can be sent to Jim’s attention in care of