Herbert Estreicher, Ph.D. has a broad practice in international environmental regulatory law.
Dr. Estreicher has an interdisciplinary approach combining law and science. He represents leading manufacturers of chemicals, pesticides, insect repellents, food additives, and consumer products before Federal and State regulatory agencies.
Dr. Estreicher provides advice on product liability risk control and assists clients with crisis management for embattled products, including chlorinated pesticides, wood preservatives, dioxins, and persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic (PBT) chemicals. He helps clients secure and maintain chemical approvals and pesticide registrations in Canada and Europe, advises clients on responding to the CEPA challenge program, and provides advice on European chemical directives and initiatives, such as the European Union (EU) Marketing and Use Directive, the EU Biocidal Products Directive, and the EU Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals (REACH) regulation. Dr. Estreicher also represents clients in the negotiation and development of various international environmental instruments governing persistent organic pollutants (POPs), has been actively involved in the Great Lakes Binational Toxics Strategy, and has participated in the Canadian Strategic Options Process (SOP). He is actively engaged in the areas of TSCA Reform and the California Green Chemistry Initiative. His extensive background in organic chemistry, risk assessment and bioengineering is valued highly by clients in the chemical, nanotechnology, and biotechnology industries.
Dr. Estreicher has organized conferences on global PBT regulation, the dioxin reassessment, and the regulation of antimicrobial compounds, children's health, endocrine disruption, and high production volume (HPV) chemicals testing programs.
While in law school, he was elected to the Order of the Coif and served on the New York University Law Review. He also served as a law clerk for Judge Daniel M. Friedman on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit from 1988-1989. Prior to his legal career, he was a senior research chemist and technical project leader for Shell Chemical Company.
Oct 19, 2016 Herb Estreicher to Present The use and assessment of data available under REACH in global markets (comparison between US - EU - Korea - Taiwan)
Oct 17, 2016 Herb Estreicher and Martha Marrapese Will Speak at ChemCon: The Americas 2016
Sep 16, 2016 Herb Estreicher to Serve on Two Panels at the 2016 Green Chemistry Conference
Sep 13, 2016 Herb Estreicher will Present Regulatory developments in an increasingly globalized industry
Jul 21, 2016 Herb Estreicher to Present The New TSCA
Jul 21, 2016 Herb Estreicher Quoted in Bloomberg BNA Daily Environment Report Article Chemical Manufacturer's Size May Matter Under Amended TSCA
Jun 24, 2016 Herb Estreicher Quoted in Chemical Regulation Reporter Article After Brexit, Chemical Companies Urged to Review Contracts
Feb 06, 2017 REACH Program - Save the Date!
Nov 02, 2016 Webinar: What U.S. Companies Need to Know in Preparation for the 2018 REACH Registration Deadline
Sep 22, 2016 Webinar: The New TSCA: A Webinar for EU Companies
Jun 08, 2016 The New TSCA: A Roundtable Webinar
Apr 16, 2015 Webinar: TSCA Reform, Ready for Prime Time?
Jul 19, 2016 Brazil Proposes Chemical Legislation
Jul 07, 2016 Implementation of Modernized TSCA Begins
Jun 22, 2016 President Obama Signs H.R. 2576 Into Law
Feb 24, 2016 New Hazard Alert on Tank Gauging and Sampling for the Oil and Gas Industry
Feb 01, 2015 DEHP and its Endocrine Effects on the Environment
Oct 28, 2014 EPA Targets 72 Inert Pesticide Ingredients for Removal
Sep 19, 2014 Senator Boxer Releases Confidential TSCA Reform Proposal