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Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce the winners of the firm's annual team and individual Frank Wheat Memorial Awards. The Frank Wheat Award is given every year to lawyers in the firm who obtain significant results for their pro bono clients and demonstrate leadership and initiative that serve as inspiration to others.
March 24, 2011
Colorado Trout Unlimited's annual Trout Conservation Award was presented to Gibson Dunn on April 16, recognizing their decade-long effort to protect streamflows on National Forests. For more than a decade, Gibson Dunn has represented CTU and Trout Unlimited in litigation on the issue of “bypass flows” – minimum stream flow requirements below dams and diversions on National Forests. In 2004, the firm’s long-standing work paid off when a federal district court agreed that the Forest Service has both authority and responsibility to minimize harm to National Forest streams when issuing permits for water projects, something they had not done in issuing an easement for Long Draw with no bypass flow requirements. “Tackling a difficult legal issue through the long and dif
April 21, 2005