By Allison Torrence, Associate, Jenner & Block
Ever since the U.S. Supreme Court decided United States v. Atlantic Research Corp. in 2007, CERCLA PRPs and courts have been struggling with a crucial question: Whether parties subject to a consent...
On July 31, 2013, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals issued an Amended Opinion in the case of Bernstein v. Bankert , Nos. 11-1501 and 11-1523. As discussed previously in this blog , the Seventh Circuit's original opinion addressed, among other things...
By Gabrielle Sigel, Partner, Jenner & Block
In long-running litigation regarding one of the costliest Superfund cleanups in the country, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin reversed a decision it reached just 5 months...