Michael Best forms climate change group

Milwaukee-based law firm Michael Best & Friedrich LLP is responding to the growing need for more specialized focus in the area of climate change by assembling a multidisciplinary team of attorneys to assist clients in identifying the opportunities, addressing the uncertainties and understanding the challenges that climate change presents to their businesses.

The Michael Best Climate Change Group has followed the developments of international, federal, regional and state greenhouse gas (GHG) reporting and reduction programs and is offering services in the areas of baseline GHG monitoring and reporting, carbon markets, transactions, project development, including debt and equity financing, compliance with the emerging GHG reduction proposals and strategic planning. "Our team members combine diverse backgrounds from the worlds of renewable and fossil fuel energies, business, agriculture, finance and the environment to provide clients in-depth knowledge of the impacts of climate change," said Ray Krueger, co-founder of the Climate Change Group.