Source: Taft Law
Bilott To Receive Earth Day Festival's Environmental Award
April 21 2022
Taft partner Rob Bilott will receive the Greater Cincinnati Earth Coalition Environmental Award for the Business category at the Greater Cincinnati Earth Day Festival on Saturday, April 23 in Blue Ash. The board voted unanimously for him to receive the 2022 award for his work in environmental-protection law and literature.
Dubbed by The New York Times Magazine as “The Lawyer Who Became DuPont's Worst Nightmare” in an article published on Jan. 6, 2016, Bilott has represented a diverse array of clients, nationwide, who have been harmed by per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), also known as “Forever Chemicals.” His work is the subject of a recent feature film, “Dark Waters,” and the documentary “The Devil We Know,” and is detailed in his book, “Exposure: Poisoned Water, Corporate Greed, and One Lawyer’s Twenty-year Battle Against DuPont.”
Bilott is a member of Taft's Environmental, Litigation, and Product Liability and Personal Injury practices and is a board member of Less Cancer and Green Umbrella.
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