Kristin Myles to Discuss Inter-State Water Disputes

Kristin Linsley Myles will address the legal challenges that arise as a result of inter-state water disputes and will discuss how they are resolved through the U.S. Supreme Court’s original jurisdiction during two upcoming conferences. Ms. Myles recently completed her service as the U.S. Supreme Court’s first female special master in a matter involving an inter-state water dispute, North Carolina v. South Carolina, Original No. 138.

On Oct. 12, Ms. Myles will participate in a Special Masters roundtable discussion for the Dividing the Waters National Conference in Reno, NV. She will be joined by fellow Special Master Buzz Thompson in offering attendees a deeper understanding of the legal transitions that the American waterscape encounters as rural, agricultural lands give way to urban cities, suburbs and exurbs. 

On Oct. 15, Ms. Myles will serve as a panelist during the ABA’s 19th Section Fall Meeting in Indianapolis, IN. The panel will address the legal challenges common in inter-state water disputes and how they are adjudicated. She and fellow panelists will also address a host of water cases that have found their way to the U.S. Supreme Court, including the matter in which Ms. Myles oversaw.

Ms. Myles is a litigation partner in the San Francisco office of Munger, Tolles & Olson. Her practice has focused upon complex business litigation in a wide spectrum of matters affecting the firm’s corporate clients.