Taft partner Rob Bilott will be the opening presenter speaking on “Uncovering PFAS,” on March 3 for the Public Utilities Law Update 2021 hosted by the Wisconsin Public Utility Institute (WPUI) and the Public Utilities Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin. He will be providing details on his involvement in bringing PFAS to the forefront of regulatory attention.
Associate Rikaela Greane will moderate a panel on diversity in the utility industry with Wisconsin Public Service Commission Chairperson Rebecca Valcq, and conduct the fireside chat with the newest commissioner Tyler Huebner. 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.
Greane is a member of Taft's Energy practice group and represents utilities and other energy market participants on a range of state and federal energy regulation matters.