Date and Time:
Wednesday, November 4, 2009 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Warren Auditorium, Mother Rosalie Hill Hall (SOLES)
Navigating Current and Future Greenhouse Gas Regulations:
The View from the General Counsel's Office
Mr. Chaudhri will discuss the implications to the energy industry of the most significant current and pending legal and policy developments in the effort to curb greenhouse gas emissions. He will also provide thoughts on the future direction of greenhouse gas regulation.
Javade Chaudhri is executive vice president and general counsel for Sempra Energy. Chaudhri, who joined Sempra Energy as executive vice president and general counsel in September 2003, is responsible for all legal affairs and compliance for Sempra Energy. Chaudhri also serves as Sempra’s Chief Environmental Officer. Prior to joining Sempra Energy, he served as senior vice president and general counsel of San Diego-based Gateway Inc. since 2001. Chaudhri also was a senior partner in the Washington, D.C., office of the international law firm of Winston & Strawn, where he co-managed the international and technology practice groups.
He was a partner at the law firm Jones Day Reavis & Pogue. He has written and lectured widely on international infrastructure projects, technology and commercial law. He has been a visiting faculty member for the International Development Law Organization in Rome and the International Law Institute in Washington, D.C. Chaudhri has bachelor's and master's degrees from Yale University and a law degree from Georgetown University.
The University of San Diego School of Law is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider and certifies that this activity is approved for one hour of general credit.