Type: News
Date: 03/07/2023

Bilott To Be Keynote Speaker at 4th Annual Water Week

Taft partner Rob Bilott will be the keynote speaker at the 4th annual Water Week, a collaboration between the City of Lexington, University of Kentucky, Kentucky American Water, and local watershed and community organizations on March 24. The event titled, “PFAS and the Future of Water and Public Health,” is hosted by the Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute. 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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