PFAS Chemicals: With Regulatory and Litigation Tides Rising, Lessons from Past Mass-Tort Battles

July 18, 2019
1:00 pm-2:00 pm

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The numerous industrial uses and environmental persistence of per- or polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have inspired increasing interest from elected officials, regulators, special-interest activists, and plaintiffs’ lawyers. Tactics and tools sharpened in past regulatory and litigation campaigns are currently being aimed at PFAS producers and users, and additional targets may be on the horizon. Our speakers draw upon decades of mass-tort-litigation defense work to offer insights on managing and strategically responding to the rising tide against PFAS.