Taft partner Rob Bilott will deliver the keynote speech at the 41st Annual Justice Donald C. Wintersheimer ’53 Lawyers Luncheon at Thomas More University on Feb. 11. This event commemorates the birth anniversary of Saint Thomas More, who is recognized as the patron saint of lawyers and politicians for 546 years. More information can be found here.
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.