Taft partner Rob Bilott was interviewed, featured in podcasts, and mentioned in articles about the dangers of PFAS:
- “EPA approved toxic chemicals for fracking a decade ago, new files show,” The Boston Globe (republished from New York Times, 7/12/21).
- “Lawmakers, Biden officials vow action on PFAS,” E&E News, owned by Politico, LLC.
- “The Resilient Road, Episode 6: Rob Bilott,” Acast.
- “If Congress Can’t Clean Public Water Systems, The Trial Lawyers Will,” Forbes.
- “Can Personal Injury Plaintiffs Regulate Dangerous Chemicals?” The Regulatory Review.
Dubbed by The New York Times Magazine as “The Lawyer Who Became DuPont's Worst Nightmare” in an article published on Jan. 6, 2016, Bilott has represented a diverse array of clients, nationwide, who have been harmed by per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), also known as “Forever Chemicals.” His work is the subject of a recent feature film, “Dark Waters,” and the documentary “The Devil We Know,” and is detailed in his book, “Exposure: Poisoned Water, Corporate Greed, and One Lawyer’s Twenty-year Battle Against DuPont.”
Bilott is a member of Taft's Environmental, Litigation, and Product Liability and Personal Injury practices and is a board member of Less Cancer and Green Umbrella.