Michael G. Romey serves as global Chair of the firm's Product Liability, Mass Torts & Consumer Class Actions Practice and is a member of the firm’s Environmental Department. He has a broad range of litigation experience, with an emphasis on environmental litigation. He has represented clients in toxic tort, "Superfund," cost recovery, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Proposition 65, climate change and insurance coverage litigations.
Because of his experience, Mr. Romey has developed expertise in numerous areas of environmental compliance, enforcement and regulation. He represents clients before federal, state and local environmental agencies. He also counsels clients on the regulatory and liability risks associated with climate change and the legal reactions to it.
Since 1999, Mr. Romey has been an adjunct professor of environmental law at the University of Southern California School of Law where he teaches the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, RCRA, the Endangered Species Act, Risk Assessment and Climate Change.