DALLAS, Texas – Carla Burke, an attorney with the law firm of Baron & Budd, P.C., served as a panelist yesterday at the 4th Annual Energy Litigation Conference held in Houston, Texas. Burke provided the plaintiffs' perspective in a discussion and update on MTBE-related litigation.

The conference is co-sponsored by the Institute for Energy Law and the Institute for Litigation Studies of the Center of American and International Law and the Section of Environment, Energy and Resources of the American Bar Association.

Burke is an attorney with the water contamination litigation team at Baron & Budd, P.C., which represents over 140 municipalities, public water authorities, and school districts seeking clean-up costs for contaminated drinking water supplies. Contaminants of concern involved in the firm's practice include MTBE, lead, atrazine, perchlorate, TCE, TCP, and PCE.


About Baron & Budd, P.C.:

Since 1977, the law firm of Baron & Budd, P.C. has championed the rights of people and communities harmed by corporate misconduct. With over 80 attorneys and offices in Texas, Illinois, Ohio, Louisiana, and New York, Baron & Budd enjoys a national reputation as a leader of the plaintiffs’ bar. The firm represents individuals with mesothelioma and other diseases caused by asbestos; leukemia and lymphoma caused by benzene; and injuries caused by other toxic substances and pharmaceuticals. The firm also represents municipalities and water authorities seeking clean-up costs for drinking water contamination; securities investors defrauded by corporate wrongdoing; and consumers. For more information about Baron & Budd, call 1-800-222-2766 or visit www.baronandbudd.com.