Taft partner Robert A. Bilott was quoted in The Washington Post article, “‘Not a problem you can run away from’: Communities confront the threat of unregulated chemicals in their drinking water.” The article provides an overview of the impact caused by PFAs in drinking water in Parchment, Mich. When asked about regulating PFAs in drinking water on a federal level, Bilott states, “It’s a national issue that needs to be addressed in a national way.”
Bilott serves as co-lead counsel for the plaintiff’s altering committee handling litigation against DuPont. He has been 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 is a member of Taft’s Environmental, Litigation and Product Liability and Personal Injury practices. He represents a diverse range of clients on a wide variety of matters involving federal, state and local environmental laws and related litigation.