On February 26, 2020, partner Ira Kasdan
and special counsel Joe Wilson
gave a presentation at the Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks & Aquarium’s annual conference in Washington, DC. Their presentation, "Advancing the Zoological Community’s Interests Through Legal Strategies and Coalitions," focused on measures for advancing the zoological community’s interests through legal strategies and coalitions, and provided an update on the Supreme Courts recent Food Marketing Institute
decision relating to FOIA Exemption 4, and the recent decision in the New York Supreme Court’s “Happy the Elephant” Case relating to alleged animal “personhood,” along with lessons learned from those cases.