Stephen J Darmody is an experienced trial lawyer whose practice focuses on litigation involving environmental law, natural resource damages, maritime environmental law, toxic torts, land use, and commercial transactions, as well as on civil and criminal enforcement actions brought by federal and state environmental agencies throughout the United States. Read More >
Verdicts & Opinions
Alexander v. Halliburton et. al., No. CIV-11-1343-M (W.D. Okla. Apr. 8, 2015); Wilmes v. Halliburton et. al., No. CIV-11-1323-M (W.D. Okla. Apr. 8, 2015), Doc. Nos. 95, 183.
Seventh Circuit affirms summary judgment for Alcon in contact lens product liability lawsuit.
Arias v. DynCorp, 752 F.3d 1011 (D.C. Cir. 2014)
Earp v. Novartis Pharm. Corp., No. 5:11-cv-680-D (E.D.N.C. May 14, 2014)
Dopson-Troutt v. Novartis Pharm. Corp., No. 8:06-cv-1708-T-24-EAJ (M.D. Fl. April 9, 2014)
Matthews v. Novartis Pharm. Corp., No. 1:07-cv-00301-CKK (D.D.C. Nov. 26, 2014)
News & Publications
Firm client Volvo challenges the agency’s authority to regulate diesel-engine pollution across borders.
Reproduced with permission from Chemical Regulation Reporter Current Reports, 39 CRR 365 (Mar. 30, 2015). Copyright 2015 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800-372-1033) http://www.bna.com.
By Rosemary Stewart for Bloomberg BNA Class Action Litigation Report
Firm files industry coalition amicus brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to grant certiorari in Gibson v. American Cyanamid.
By Matthew J. Malinowski for DRI's The Voice.
In an article published by the Environmental Law Institute, Frank Leone and Mark Miller analyze what the court’s decision may mean for defendants seeking to utilize this and other rarely successful statutory defenses, like the act of God and third-party defenses, in future CERCLA actions.
Washington Legal Fund publishes "Struggle over Federal Environmental Law Preemption of Public Nuisance Suits Heats Up in Kentucky," by Firm partner Richard Faulk.