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, and 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
Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell
Mr. Bloomfield advises public and private clients on complex environmental disputes involving administrative law,... | Read More
Mr. Bloomfield advises public and private clients on complex environmental disputes involving administrative law, public policy, and litigation. He routinely negotiates and drafts consent decrees, environmental cleanup documents, and other environmental settlements. For more than 25 years, he has successfully represented his clients on major Superfund and other contamination cases, liability risk transfers, energy issues, ozone, and regional haze rulemakings, and oil and gas matters.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