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Firm Partners to Address AFPM General Counsel Forum

Firm partners Mark Farley, Jeff Haffner, and Devon Downs will address the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) General Counsel Forum and discuss Major Incident Response in the mid-stream energy industry sector, including investigations by NTSB into pipeline releases.

October 14, 2021

Farley & Partners Earns Coveted Chambers Ranking

Farley & Partners, along with two its partners, recently receiving recognition from Chambers and Partners. The firm received its inaugural ranking in the USA 2021 guide. Partner Mark Farley remains ranked in Texas – Environment. Partner Devon Downs is newly recognized by Chambers.

May 20, 2021

Farley to Address Texas Chemical Council on Common Themes from Major Accidents

On June 9, 2021, Partner Mark Farley will present at the Texas Chemical Council's 33rd Annual Environmental Health and Safety Seminar on "Common Process Safety Issues from Major Industrial Accidents." Farley has worked with clients on the response to and investigation of some of the largest industrial incidents in the United States.

May 12, 2021

Farley and Downs Offer Insight on New CSB Initiative

Farley & Partners routinely work with clients in connection with investigations by the Chemical Safety Board (CSB). Partner Mark Farley has directed the response to more CSB deployments than any other attorney in the United States.

Recently, we have seen an apparent effort by the CSB to respond to a long-standing criticism of the agency—its relatively limited number of investigations. In a Bloomberg Law article, Partners Mark Farley and Devon Downs attorneys discuss key issues companies should consider as the frequency of these limited scope investigations increase.

March 23, 2021

Farley & Partners to Address AFPM General Counsel Forum

Firm partners Mark Farley, Jeff Haffner, and Devon Downs will address the AFPM General Counsel Forum and discuss Major Incident Response in the mid-stream energy industry sector, including pipeline releases.

October 14, 2021

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