Type: News
Date: 04/18/2023

Bilott To Receive EWG Changemaker Award

Taft partner Rob Bilott will receive the “EWG Changemaker Award” from the Environmental Working Group during its 30th Anniversary/Earth Day Celebration in San Francisco, California on April 21. Actor and activist Mark Ruffalo will lead the way in honoring Bilott for exposing one of the greatest environmental crimes in history. 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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