An Explosion of Litigation: BP and Deepwater Horizon

Aug 2010 // ABA's Energy Litigation Newsletter

John Clay discusses the formation of “perfect” conditions for litigation in the Gulf Coast region following the Macondo oil spill. The BP/Deepwater Horizon disaster may lead to years of litigation, both for immediate damage from the spill and for growing economic consequences that continue to flow from the disruption of offshore drilling operations in the Gulf.