Type: News
Date: 06/09/2021

Bilott To Be Honored as a “Hometown Hero”

Taft partner Rob Bilott will be honored as a “Hometown Hero” by the Colerain Chamber of Commerce on June 17 at the Willow Event Center. Each year, the chamber recognizes local individuals who have benefited the community through their actions. Learn more 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.

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