Type: News
Date: 03/21/2024

Bilott to Speak at 33rd Annual DePaul Law Review Symposium

Taft partner Rob Bilott will be a featured speaker at the 33rd Annual DePaul Law Review Symposium: The Power of Legal Storytelling on April 12. The symposium will focus on a variety of topics, from analyzing argumentation and screenwriting methods as forms of advocacy and persuasion in the law to using film and television adaptations to convey important legal and ethical messages.

For more information or to register for this event, visit 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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