Anthony G. Hopp: Lawyer with Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP

Anthony G. Hopp

Partner
Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.
Phone312.201.2537

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Complex Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Class Action
  • Toxic Tort
  • Product Liability
  • Insurance & Reinsurance Litigation
  • Labor & Employment
  • Environmental & Regulatory Compliance Litigation
  • Environmental
  • Manufacturing
  • Government and Public Sector
  • Healthcare
 
University University of Illinois, B.A., English Literature, summa cum laude University Honors/Bronze Tablet, Phi Beta Kappa
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Illinois, J.D., summa cum laude; Order of the Coif, Harno Scholar, Law Review, Topics Editor
 
Admitted1988, Illinois; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois (Trial Bar member); U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
 
Memberships 

Memberships

American Bar Association; Co-chair of the Section of Environment, Energy and Resources (SEER) Science and Technology Committee
International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC)
Adjunct Faculty Member at The University of Illinois College of Law

 
BornLa Grange, Illinois, September 12, 1962
 
Biography

Tony Hopp is a partner in the firm's Litigation Department and Co-Chair of the firm's Product Liability/Mass Tort Practice Group and Co-Chair of the firm's Manufacturing Sector. He represents clients in complex commercial, environmental and mass tort matters. He has tried cases in Illinois, Mississippi, Georgia and West Virginia and has argued appeals in Illinois, California, New York, and Nebraska. He has represented clients in commercial and environmental cases in 20 states. Tony has handled all phases of single plaintiff, multi-plaintiff, and class action claims. Over the course of his career, Tony has tackled a wide variety of litigation and counseling engagements. His litigation experience includes mass tort matters, CERCLA cases, consumer class actions, insurance coverage disputes including bad faith, unfair competition and Lanham Act claims, trade secret claims, patent claims, actions for violation of non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, employment discrimination claims, shareholder derivative claims, dealership termination cases, medical malpractice cases, forcible entry and detainer cases, housing discrimination and zoning litigation. His counseling experience includes risk management and product stewardship issues, product recalls, environmental audits, internal corporate investigations, and local siting of solid waste management facilities.

Honors

Tony has been named a Leading Lawyer for Commercial Litigation, Environmental Law, Products Liability Defense Law, Toxic Torts Defense Law and Real Estate and Construction Law by the Leading Lawyers Network. Tony has been named a 2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Commercial Litigation by Martindale Hubbell.

Besides Edwards Wildman

Tony is an adjunct faculty member at The University of Illinois College of Law where he teaches a class called Toxic Torts: Theory and Practice. The course is for the Spring 2014 academic term and will provide an overview of toxic tort litigation, focusing on the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), and various theories of common law liability.

Tony, his wife Kelly, and their three children live in Naperville, Illinois, where he serves as a lector at St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, and is President of the Board of Directors of the Brookdale Racquet Club. A lifelong Bears fan, Tony also avidly supports the Fighting Illini, the Dayton Flyers and Chicago White Sox.

Experience

Nalco Compensation Related Class Action Defense

Our Commercial Litigation lawyers in Chicago represented water treatment company Nalco Company and its directors in multiple class actions challenging the compensation to be paid to Nalco shareholders upon acquisition of the company by Ecolab.

City of Yorkville Landfill Litigation

In a case that was decided by the Illinois Appellate Court in 2011, our Environmental, Real Estate, and Real Estate Litigation lawyers successfully represented the City of Yorkville, Illinois in its defense of its decision to reject the application for the siting of a municipal solid waste landfill.

Insights
Writing for the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, Tony Hopp Warns of Pitfalls in Phony Scientific Research
October 28, 2014
Writing for Happi Magazine, Tony Hopp Analyzes the Precautionary Principle in Relation to Personal Care Products
July 24, 2014
FRACKING the NEW ALBANY SHALE: Legal and Technical Issues Arising from the Passage of the Illinois Hydraulic Fracturing Regulatory Act (HFRA)
August 28, 2013 event
REMINDER: COMPLIMENTARY WEBINAR - FRACKING the NEW ALBANY SHALE: Legal and Technical Issues Arising from the Passage of the Illinois Hydraulic Fracturing Regulatory Act (HFRA) Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
August 26, 2013
COMPLIMENTARY WEBINAR - FRACKING the NEW ALBANY SHALE: Legal and Technical Issues Arising from the Passage of the Illinois Hydraulic Fracturing Regulatory Act (HFRA) Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
August 1, 2013
Four Years Later: How Has BNSF Changed CERCLA Practice? Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
November 20, 2012
Bloomberg BNA's Environment, Health & Safety Webinar
October 25, 2012 event
Shale Gas Insight Conference 2012 Day 3: Keynote by Jack Welch Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
September 21, 2012
Shale Gas Insight Conference 2012 Day 3: Shale Shallow Geology: Well Construction and Completion Practices in Northeastern Pennsylvania Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
September 21, 2012
Shale Gas Insight Conference 2012 Day 3: Exploring Recommended Practice and Regional Centers of Excellence Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
September 21, 2012

News
Edwards Wildman's Tony Hopp Comments on Coal Plant Sites in the Chicago Tribune
December 2, 2014
Edwards Wildman's Tony Hopp Weighs In on Energy Cases To Watch In The Second Half Of 2014 in Law360
July 21, 2014
Edwards Wildman's Tony Hopp Weighs In on the EPA's Renewables Push in Law360
May 16, 2014
Edwards Wildman's Tony Hopp Comments on West Virginia Chemical Spill in Law360
January 22, 2014
Edwards Wildman's Tony Hopp to Teach 'Toxic Torts' Course at the University of Illinois College of Law
January 16, 2014
Edwards Wildman's Tony Hopp Analyzes How CERCLA Deals are Endangered in Law360
December 2, 2013
Edwards Wildman's Tony Hopp Addresses Climate Change Suits in Law360
October 31, 2013
Edwards Wildman's Tony Hopp Pens Article on Class Certification in Westlaw Journal Environmental
May 15, 2013
Edwards Wildman's Tony Hopp Featured in Law360 Q&A
May 8, 2013
Edwards Wildman's Tony Hopp Analyzes EPA Vapor Guidance in Law360
April 25, 2013

 
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Anthony G. Hopp

225 West Wacker Drive, Suite 3000
ChicagoIL 60606




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