Announcing Conn Maciel Carey’s New “MSHA Defense Report” Blog

Conn Maciel Carey is pleased to announce the launch of the The MSHA Defense Report blog, curated by the top-notch MSHA attorneys in our national MSHA • Workplace Safety Practice Group.

The MSHA Defense Report will provide stakeholders in the mining industry with useful legal and regulatory updates, as well as analysis of trends in the mine safety and health legal landscape. Whether reviewing new decisions from the Federal Mine Safety & Health Review Commission and its Judges, or the latest important enforcement initiatives policy and rulemaking issues from the Mine Safety and Health Administration, The MSHA Defense Report will be the destination for the nation’s mine operators to access the latest news about the full range of safety and health topics affecting the Industry.

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As a true complement to Conn Maciel Carey’s national OSHA Practice Group and its OSHA Defense Report blog, the MSHA Practice and its new MSHA Defense Report blog are valuable resources to learn about the significance of new legal developments in federal mining regulation from the quarry to the courtroom, helping operators prepare and respond.  The blog will also offer practical advice and creative solutions, with the goal of minimizing exposure to liability.

We hope you visit the blog often and provide the MSHA Group with feedback about topics of interest.

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Conn Maciel Carey Launches MSHA Practice and Adds Prominent Mine Safety & Health Attorneys

Conn Maciel Carey is thrilled to announce the addition of Justin M. Winter and Nicholas W. Scala, prominent Washington, D.C. Mine Safety & Health Law specialist attorneys, to the firm’s national Workplace Safety Practice. Mr. Winter and Mr. Scala will serve as Co-Chairs of the fMSHA Practice Page Imageirm’s new national MSHA Practice Group, which expands and complements the firm’s Workplace Safety Practice.  They have extensive experience and expertise in handling complex Mine Safety and Health Administration (“MSHA”) rulemaking, as well as regularly assisting clients in accident and fatality investigations and a broad range of enforcement-related matters.

Conn Maciel Carey’s national MSHA Practice Group will represent and advise metal/non-metal and coal mining companies, cement manufacturers, construction entities and other employers that operate in the mining industry in all phases of interaction with MSHA, particularly companies challenging and litigating enforcement by the agency.

Conn Maciel Carey announced the news of its new MSHA Practice in a press release that discussed the value Mr. Winter’s and Mr. Scala’s experience and expertise will provide to the firm’s clients.  Continue reading