Settling CERCLA Cases: Executing an Effective Strategy
Resolving CERCLA Litigation and Minimizing the Threat of Future RCRA Citizen Suits and CERCLA 107 Claims
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for parties of CERCLA litigation on settlement strategies and implications. The panel will examine potential future claims the parties may face, the need for careful consideration when determining with whom to settle and the order in which to settle. The panel will offer best practices for executing the settlement strategy.
- CERCLA settlement strategy
- Implications of the settlement
- RCRA citizen suits
- CERCLA §107 claims
- Contribution from other PRPs
- Best practices for execution of settlement
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What factors should plaintiffs consider when determining with whom to settle?
- What hurdles can settlement order present for contribution claims?
- What steps can counsel take when settling CERCLA litigation to reduce the likelihood of future claims?
Thomas A. Bloomfield
Gallagher Law Group
Mr. Bloomfield represents public and private clients on major environmental litigation, counseling,... | Read More
Mr. Bloomfield represents public and private clients on major environmental litigation, counseling, administrative law, and policy matters. His practice covers a wide range of areas, including air quality matters, toxic tort litigation, CERCLA litigation, remediation of mine sites, energy policy, emerging contaminant litigation, environmental cost cap insurance, water rights, chemical fingerprinting, sediment contamination, mining law, vapor intrusion, condemnation, environmental audits, land use planning, CEQA, NEPA, and post-closure of RCRA units.Close
Albert M. Cohen
Loeb & Loeb
Mr. Cohen's practice includes complex environmental cases and transactions involving soil and groundwater... | Read More
Mr. Cohen's practice includes complex environmental cases and transactions involving soil and groundwater contamination, hazardous waste, CEQA and NEPA, water law and other aspects of environmental law. He handles substantial matters in areas such as Superfund, private cost recovery, environmental impact analysis, regulatory takings, water laws and environmental compliance.Close
Benjamin S. Lippard
Vinson & Elkins
Mr. Lippard represents clients in a wide variety of environmental matters, including civil litigation, civil and... | Read More
Mr. Lippard represents clients in a wide variety of environmental matters, including civil litigation, civil and criminal enforcement defense, site remediation matters, and administrative proceedings. His practice focuses on matters involving CERCA, RCRA, the Clean Air Act and the Clean Water Act, as well as a variety of other federal and state environmental and regulatory programs.Close