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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

Blog

Supreme Leak: Religion at Work

Over the last year, our society has navigated COVID-19 and rules concerning vaccination and masking. As a society and on this blog, we have discussed regularly the role religious freedoms play in the work...

Blog

Supreme Leak: NLRA Rights

For blog followers, you likely saw last week’s post reminding you to revisit your confidentiality policies in the wake of the leaking of the Supreme Court’s draft opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health...

News

Two Verrill Attorneys Appointed to the Connecticut Bar Association’s Pandemic Recovery and the Future of Court Technology Task Force

Matter

Procurement

We have assisted many owners, and contractors in design and construction contracting including: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Investment Management Company on over a billion dollars in projects in Kendall Square area of Cambridge, Massachusetts...

Blog

DOL Signals Heightened Enforcement of Non-Quantitative Treatment Limitation Requirements

Introduction . When the U.S. Department of Labor issued its biennial 2022 Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (“MHPAEA”) Report to Congress earlier this year, it outlined significant noncompliance by health plans. (Full...

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New Rules for Apprentices on Energy Projects Come with Uncertainty for Contractors and Developers

On January 1, 2021, a new law went into effect setting benchmarks for use of apprentices on energy generation facility construction projects. Enacted in 2019, the law was part of “An Act to Establish...

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Verrill attorney Elizabeth Connellan Smith Elected to the Board of Governors of The College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers

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Massachusetts Employers Beware: Any Late Wage Payment Means Liability for Triple Damages

Last month, in Reuter v. City of Methuen , the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court held that any late payment of wages by an employer results in strict liability for treble damages under the Wage...

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Connecticut’s new privacy law: What you need to know

As part of its growing privacy practice, Verrill is pleased to share this advisory on Connecticut’s new privacy law. Verrill is pleased to offer a sophisticated range of privacy and cybersecurity services. On May...

Matter

Recovery From Surety and Professional Liability Carrier for Defective Turbine and Biomass Energy Facility Components

Our client developed a biomass fired cogeneration power facility to sell power back to the grid and to support its sawmill operations. As part of this project, it entered into a $13+ million contract...

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