SCOTUS Hears Oral Arguments in Arco v. Christian

Earlier this year we reported that the United States Supreme Court would hear the potentially game-changing environmental contamination case, Arco v. Christian. This case is significant because property owners and industrial concerns could be held liable for restoring...

Consent Decrees and Settlement Agreements May Be in Serious Jeopardy

The United States Supreme Court has granted review in an environmental contamination case that is anticipated to have significant impacts on the regulation of toxic waste sites, environmental litigation, private property rights, the viability of settlement agreements...

BEHB Speakers Featured on Two EECMA Panels

Every year since 2013 the Emerging and Environmental Claims Managers Association (EECMA) Conference Steering Committee has invited BEHB attorneys to speak on a cutting-edge environmental law or toxic tort topic.  This year, BEHB attorneys are featured on two EECMA...

Hagström and Poppler Presenting Environmental Ethics CLE at AIRROC

Bassi Edlin Huie & Blum Partners Earl L. Hagström and Erin K. Poppler are speaking at AIRROC's Spring Membership Meeting in New York City on March 6. Their presentation will focus on the complicated ethical conflicts that arise in environmental contamination...

Noel Edlin Joins UC Hastings Board of Trustees

UC Hastings College of the Law appointed Managing Partner Noel Edlin to its Board of Trustees. As a Trustee, Noel will help guide the school's policies and financial strategies while playing an important role in transforming the campus. This is an exciting time to be...

BEHB Wins 9-3 Defense Verdict in High-Stakes Catastrophic Injury Trial

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – August 3, 2018: Yesterday nine jurors in a Los Angeles Superior courtroom agreed with the arguments made by Fred M. Blum, Michael E. Gallagher, and Lisa M. Stevenson and exonerated the firm’s client, Catalina Cylinders. "Bassi Edlin Huie & Blum...

Five Partners Achieve 2018 Super Lawyer Status

Five Bassi Edlin Huie & Blum attorneys were recognized as 2018 Northern California Super Lawyers.  All four of the firm's name partners, Marte J. Bassi, Noel Edlin, Jeremy D. Huie, and Fred M. Blum have been recognized by Super Lawyers for several successive...

BEHB Team Wins MSJ in Living Mesothelioma Case

BEHB attorneys won summary judgment in a personal injury case venued in Alameda County that was set for a fast-tracked "preference" trial only six months after the complaint was served. The plaintiff claimed he developed malignant mesothelioma, a rare cancer of the...

D. Mark Jackson Steps up to the Podium

On October 4, 2017, Mark will join a talented group of experts and lawyers at HarrisMartin's Benzene Litigation Conference.  Mark will present on ethical issues related to genetic testing. Mark represents clients in product liability, toxic tort, landlord-tenant, fire...

All Name Partners 2017 Super Lawyers

All four of the firm’s name partners are on the 2017 Northern California Super Lawyers roster.  Marte Bassi is identified in the category of Personal Injury General: Defense; Noel Edlin for Environmental Litigation and Personal Injury Defense; Jeremy Huie for Personal...

Edlin’s EECMA Topic Is Cutting-Edge

Noel Edlin will speak about how Virtual Reality (VR) will disrupt the way law is practiced at the Emerging and Environmental Claims Managers Association (EECMA) Conference on Friday, April 28.  Although in its nascent stage, VR is already being applied in other...