Taft partners Robert A. Bilott and David J. Butler continue to make headlines after their most recent victory against chemical giant DuPont. Bilott, who serves as co-lead counsel for the plaintiff's altering committee handling the litigation, has been in the spotlight since New York Times Magazine dubbed him "The Lawyer Who Became DuPont's Worst Nightmare" in an article published on Jan. 6, 2016.
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Attorneys who assisted in this most recent trial include Taft partner David J. Butler, trial counsel Mike Papantonio and Tim O’Brien of Levin Papantonio, and Gary Douglas of Douglas and London.
Bilott is a member of the firm's Environmental, Litigation and Product Liability and Personal Injury groups. He represents a diverse range of clients on a wide variety of matters involving federal, state and local environmental laws and related litigation.
Butler is the partner-in-charge of Taft’s Columbus office. He is a business trial lawyer with experience representing companies in a wide range of complex, commercial legal matters, including class actions and multi-district litigation.