Environmental Litigation

S&W acknowledges that the eradication of toxic contaminates in public and private water supplies is an important issue and has represented states, cities, counties and water districts in their efforts to require the parties, who are responsible for water pollution, to pay the substantial costs associated with cleaning up contaminated water supplies.

Sampling of Representative Matters:

  • Robert Chapman obtained a $250 million jury verdict for the City of New York against ExxonMobil, in a clean water case involving the gasoline additive MTBE, that was upheld on appeal by the United States Second Circuit Court of Appeals.