Overview

Experience

Bond’s toxic tort and environmental litigation practice has successfully represented clients in all facets of environmental litigation including:

  • Civil cases in state and federal courts brought by governmental and private parties seeking civil damages, response costs, fines and other penalties
  • State and federal administrative proceedings involving regulatory issues
  • State and federal criminal prosecutions for alleged violations of environmental laws

By way of example, Bond attorneys have represented clients in cases arising from:

  • Contaminated environmental media (air, water, soil, groundwater)
  • Exposures from consumer products (carbonless copy paper and hair care products)
  • Occupational exposures
  • Pesticides
  • Drugs
  • Sick buildings
  • Asbestos
  • Lead paint

Our attorneys have the knowledge to address such environmental issues as:

  • CERCLA cost recovery, natural resource damages, and contribution actions
  • State Superfund administrative proceedings
  • RCRA and Clean Water Act Citizen suits
  • Navigation Law Section 181 actions (petroleum discharges)
  • Criminal prosecution of environmental statutes and regulations
  • Common law claims for personal injury damages, medical monitoring, and property damage
  • Asbestos removal and handling violations
  • State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) challenges
  • Insurance coverage for environmental claims
  • Industries

Our attorneys have represented clients in a wide variety of industries that include:

  • Chemicals
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Pulp and Paper
  • Electrical Components
  • Hair Care and Cosmetics
  • Defense Industry
  • Agricultural and Dairy Products
  • Energy
  • Health Care