Type: News
Date: 04/21/2022

Bilott Presented at Northwestern Law 2022 Symposium

Taft partner Rob Bilott spoke at a 2022 Symposium on Human Rights and the Environment hosted by Northwestern Pritzker School of Law on Apr. 14. Those in attendance learned about the intersection of human rights and the environment in a program led by globally renowned experts in the environment. 

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.

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