Taft partner Rob Bilott will speak at the fifth SDG Global Festival of Action on March 26, sharing his personal insights and ideas on building a more just and sustainable society. This virtual festival, powered by the UN SDG Action Campaign, will bring together key partners and individuals to exchange knowledge, increase mutual understanding, develop solutions, and mobilize ideas to take action toward Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 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.