Anadarko Found Liable for Tronox Cleanup Costs

, The Litigation Daily

A bankruptcy judge has put Anadarko Petroleum Corp.'s Kerr-McGee unit on the hook for billions of dollars in environmental cleanup costs and toxic tort liability, marking a slam-dunk win for attorneys at Kirkland & Ellis and Irell & Manella, who squared off against Anadarko's defense lawyers at Bingham McCutchen and Weil, Gotshal & Manges.