Type: News
Date: 10/07/2022

Bilott To Participate in Festival on Film and Law

Taft partner Rob Bilott will participate in a panel discussion following the viewing of “Dark Waters,” at the “All Rise: A Festival of Film and Law.” This event, hosted by Cleveland State University School of Film & Media Arts in partnership with the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, intends to bring together audiences through compelling conversations celebrating cinema and law. 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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