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The lawyers at Alston & Bird are on the front lines of PFAS litigation, enforcement, and regulation. For years, our attorneys have studied the increasing variety of legal claims in courts across the country alleging PFAS contamination and are respected as thought leaders for companies needing to protect their businesses from risk.

This section includes our team’s various articles, media placements, events, and speaking engagements.

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The New Reality of PFAS Liability in California

Under Proposition 65, companies doing business in California with 10 or more employees are now required to provide a “clear and reasonable” warning before exposing anyone to products with perfluorooctanoic acid and perfluorooctane sulfonate.

November 20, 2018 | The Recorder | Author: Jeffrey Dintzer

PFAS: Not Your Typical Emerging Contaminants – Part 2

This article is part two in a two-part series addressing the growing risk posed by perfluoroalkyl or polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, regulation and litigation throughout the country. Part one analyzed the possible legal consequences for businesses that manufacture, sell, or consume PFAS products, or did so in the past. Part two considers actions those businesses can take now to head off potentially significant legal liabilities.

May 31, 2018 | Law360 | Author: Jeffrey Dintzer

PFAS: Not Your Typical Emerging Contaminants – Part 1

This article is part one of a two-part series addressing the growing risk posed by perfluoroalkyl or polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, regulation and litigation throughout the country. Part one analyzes the possible legal consequences for businesses that manufacture, sell, or consume PFAS products, or did so in the past. Part two will consider actions those businesses can take now to head off potentially significant legal liabilities.

May 30, 2018 | Law360 | Author: Jeffrey Dintzer