Taft partner Robert A. Bilott was quoted in the article "EPA Plans Meeting with State Officials to Address PFAS Contaminants." The article discusses the EPA's "National Leadership Summit" on May 22-23, which will bring together stakeholders from across the country to address PFAS contaminants and build on current and future actions to protect public health.
Bilott, who serves as co-lead counsel for the plaintiff’s altering committee handling litigation against DuPont, has been in the spotlight since The New York Times Magazine dubbed him “The Lawyer Who Became DuPont's Worst Nightmare” in an article published on Jan. 6, 2016. On Feb. 13, 2017, DuPont publicly disclosed that it has reached a settlement in principle to resolve the C-8 personal injury, multi-district litigation now pending in federal court in Columbus, Ohio, for $670.7 million.
Bilott is a member of Taft'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.