Litigation

Robert has more than 30 years of litigation experience defending enforcement, toxic tort, and class action cases in federal and state courts across the country. He also represents clients in non-environmental litigation.

Environmental

  • Represented companies in product liability litigation involving alleged toxic torts to land, such as when every day compounds like gasoline and dry cleaning solvent enter the environment.
  • Handled other types of contaminated property litigation, such as cost recovery and natural resource damages litigation under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) and related state laws.
  • Represented companies in permit, variance, and enforcement proceedings (administrative, civil, and criminal) under the Clean Air Act and the Clean Water Act, as well as individuals who have been charged with being “operators” under the Clean Air Act.

Non-Environmental

  • Represented clients in a variety of non-environmental litigation, including such diverse subject matters as breach of contract and defamation.