The International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) featured
comments by McGuireWoods Richmond partner Candace Ali Blydenburgh in its
March 1 Committee Chair Corner newsletter.
Blydenburgh serves as chair of the association’s Environmental and Energy Law
Committee, which is composed of in-house and outside counsel who bring together
experience in energy and environmental litigation and regulatory compliance on
the state, federal and international levels.
In the article, Blydenburgh highlights the committee’s focus on climate
change litigation and environmental disaster response. She also notes that the
committee will examine new case law, state and federal environmental statutes,
regulatory rulings, and municipal ordinances that affect the energy and
Blydenburgh serves as national and local counsel to manufacturers and other
companies in nuisance cases, environmental and toxic tort litigation, and
matters involving negligence, product liability, warranty and punitive damage
actions. She serves on the Board of Governors for the Virginia State Bar
Diversity Conference, chairs McGuireWoods’ African American Legal Network, and
teaches insurance law at the University of Richmond School of Law.