DON FROST, JR. ’83; P'13 – 30 Minutes | Career area: Law
Date: Monday, May 12th, 2014
Time: 2:30 pm
Duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Career Center
Sponsored by: Career Center
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DON FROST, JR. ’83; P'13 – 30 Minutes: Monday, May 12, 2:30-5:00pm
Major: Geology / Concentration: Science, Technology and Public Policy
Partner and Senior Environmental lawyer, former Carleton Trustee,Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom Law Firm, Washington, DC
JOB DESCRIPTION: As a partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and head of its Environmental and Climate Change Practices, Don concentrates his practice in environmental litigation, including civil and criminal enforcement matters, government cost-recovery actions, administrative cleanup and permitting proceedings, private cost-recovery and contribution actions, mass toxic tort actions, bankruptcy matters, and alternative dispute resolution proceeding. Mr. Frost also has substantial experience in environmental transactional matters and energy (traditional and renewable) project development (including due diligence investigations and negations, regulatory compliance counseling and climate change issues). He has represented hundreds of companies in domestic and international business transactions. Mr. Frost repeatedly has been selected for inclusion in Chambers USA: American's Leading Lawyers for Business.
CAREER PATH: Joined Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom Law Firm in 1989.
GRADUATE DEGREE: J.D. from Duke University School of Law and an M.A. in Resource Economics and Policy from Duke University Graduate School in Durham, NC.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Don has been involved as a volunteer in the College’s alumni annual fund. During his days as an undergraduate, he served on the Carleton Student Association and was the CSA President. He also participated in varsity wrestling.
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