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Mayer Brown

71 SOUTH WACKER DRIVE, CHICAGO, IL 60606, USA
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Work +1 312 782 0600
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Fax +1 312 701 7711
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www.mayerbrown.com

Rich Bulger

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Work +1 312 701 7318
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Mayer Brown

Work Department

Litigation

Position

Rich Bulger is co-leader of Mayer Brown’s Environmental Action Group. He represents business, association and individual clients in complex environmental, toxic tort, and administrative law matters. Rich practices before federal and state judicial and administrative tribunals, and has represented companies in the chemical, utility, scrap metal, railroad, and ranching industries in a variety of contexts. Rich negotiates with government entities in proceedings related to federal and state environmental regulatory programs. This work practice complements his counseling of clients on environmental aspects of corporate transactions and real estate transactions, including the purchase, sale, and redevelopment of brownfields properties.

Education

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, JD, 1993 Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College, 1993; Certificate in Environmental and Natural Resource DePauw University, BA, 1990


United States: Industry focus

Environment: litigation

Within: Environment: litigation

Mayer Brown’s ‘service is extremely good’. The team acts in high-stakes matters, such as air enforcement cases involving the CAA New Source Review program, criminal environmental prosecutions, and major development projects. It represented several industry groups in challenging the legality of the EPA’s new regulation defining the waters of the US. The team also defended CSX Transportation in several environmental tort lawsuits that alleged personal injuries and property damage resulting from the 2012 derailment of a Conrail train. The practice’s co-chairs are Chicago-based Richard Bulger, who acts for clients in the chemical, utility, scrap metal, railroad, and ranching industries, and Mark Ter Molen, whose experience includes toxic tort trials and appeals, as well as putative class actions. Also in Chicago, Timothy Bishop has substantial experience in environmental and land use litigation; in Washington DC, ‘the extremely knowledgeableJohn Hahnalways has the client’s best interests at heart’; and Dan Himmelfarb and Evan Tager, and counsel Roger Patrick, are also widely praised.

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