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Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

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Jeffrey Parker

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Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

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Mr. Parker specializes in business, products liability, and complex environmental litigation through trial and appeal, as well as environmental law.


Mr. Parker has extensive experience in complex environmental and tort litigation and environmental counseling. His environmental and tort litigation experience includes dozens of products liability actions in California State and Federal District Courts and multi-district litigation proceedings in the Southern District of New York that arise out of MTBE contamination of drinking water aquifers, as well as actions brought under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act ("CERCLA"), the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act ("RCRA"), California Proposition 65, the Clean Air Act, and various state and federal criminal laws, environmental laws, or tort doctrines. He has vast experience in business litigation and trials, including actions involving ownership of intellectual property, rights of first refusal, shareholder disputes, challenges to mergers, corporate dissolution, breach of contract, injunctions, and allegations of fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and violation of the Unfair Competition Law (UCL) and the Consumer Legal Remedies Act (CLRA). He has experience in all aspect of litigation, including discovery, motions, settlement negotiations, mediation, arbitration, trial, appeal, and writ practice.


Member, California State Bar; Member, Litigation and Environmental Law Sections of the State Bar of California; Member, Litigation and Environmental Law Sections of the Los Angeles County Bar Association; Member, California Association of Business Trial Lawyers; Member, National Aerospace Engineering Honor Society; Member, National Engineering Honor Society


J.D., University of Southern California, 1991, articles editor and published author for the Southern California Law Review; B.S., Aerospace Engineering, University of Notre Dame, 1987, with honors

United States: Industry focus

Environment: regulatory

Within: Environment: regulatory

Market sources have recognized Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP’s ambition and desire to grow, and salute the lawyers’ technical capabilities. The group handles regulatory and permitting matters before federal, state and local agencies, Proposition 65 compliance and defence, rights and liabilities regarding potential contamination and wetlands, endangered species and water quality, and permitting matters relating to the construction and operation of energy production and industrial facilities. A recent highlight saw  Los Angeles-based practice co-chairs Jeffrey Parker and Whitney Roy obtaining summary judgement for Exxon Mobil and ExxonMobil Oil in an MTBE product liability multi-district litigation. San Francisco-based Nico Van Aelstyn is also recommended.

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