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Experience

Notable Experience

  • Mediated complex environmental disputes, including the allocation of liability at Federal Superfund Sites.
  • Participated in the Executive Committee and was a lead negotiator with U.S. EPA in settlements of liability at multiple Federal Superfund Sites
  • Chaired Allocation Committees at large, multi-party Federal and state Superfund Sites
  • Served as Common Counsel for potentially responsible parties at Federal Superfund Sites
  • Represented colleges and universities in the design and negotiation with U.S. EPA of the College and University Laboratory Project XL (eXcellence and Leadership)
  • Served as Executive Director of the Remedial Design/Remedial Action at the ReSolve, Inc. Superfund Site
  • Coordinated the project permitting for large multi-use real estate developments, including obtaining Federal, state and local permits
  • Coordinated the project permitting for solid waste management projects, including sanitary landfills and recycling facilities
  • Through the Santa Fe Council for Environmental Excellence, organized and facilitated over 20 meetings of leaders from industry, government, environmental organizations and academia to foster common ground and coordinated action with respect to important environmental issues
  • Represented multiple real estate clients with respect to commercial leasing transactions.

Firm Highlights

News

The Boston Bar Association Adds Verrill Attorney David M. Friedman to Council

Event

Annual Update: Part 1 - 2022 Legal Year in Review (2nd Session)

Blog

Verrill Partner Mat Todaro selected to serve on the American Bar Association’s Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources 2022 Fall Conference Planning Committee

Earlier this year, Verrill Partner Mat Todaro was selected by American Bar Association leadership to serve on the 2022 Fall Conference Planning Committee for its Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources. In this role...

Event

Annual Update: Part 1 - 2022 Legal Year in Review (1st Session)

Publication/Podcast

BLM-Masked Employees of Whole Foods Lose Race Bias Appeal Regarding Dress Code

Matter

Advised Fortune 500 Company on Group Health and Welfare Benefit Plans

We were engaged by a Fortune 500 manufacturing company to provide legal and compliance services regarding its group health and welfare benefit plans. During the course of our representation, we have advised the company...

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Amending Your Retirement Plans this Year for SECURE Act and CARES Act Changes

This post was updated on September 29, 2022. On August 3, 2022, the IRS extended the deadline for retirement plan sponsors to adopt amendments necessary to comply with the Setting Every Community Up for...

Blog

Proposed Changes to Massachusetts Paid Family & Medical Leave Regulations

The Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave has proposed changes to the regulations governing the state’s paid family and medical leave program. The proposed changes are intended to clarify the requirements related to...

Matter

Elections and Constitutional Law: Successfully Challenged Certification of Initiative Petition

In a victory for consumers and the ride-hailing public, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently barred the Secretary of State from placing on the November ballot initiative petitions proposed by companies such as Uber...

News

Verrill Attorney Elizabeth Connellan Smith Elected President of National Workers’ Compensation Defense Network

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