Jason A. Flower: Lawyer with Husch Blackwell LLP

Jason A. Flower

Partner
St. Louis,  MO  U.S.A.
Phone314.480.1769

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Practice Areas

  • Technology
  • Manufacturing & Transportation
  • Environmental Remediation & Superfund
  • Manufacturing
  • Environmental
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 314.480.1769
Fax: 314.480.1505
http://www.huschblackwell.com/jason-flower/
 
University University of Missouri - Columbia, B.J., Journalism, 1997
 
Law SchoolWashington University School of Law, J.D., 2002 Order of the Coif, Washington University Law Quarterly
 
Admitted2002, Missouri; 2003, Illinois; 2002, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
 
Memberships 

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Bar Association

•The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis

Law 360, Environmental Editorial Advisory Board, 2011-2012

•The Missouri Bar

 
Biography

Jason focuses his practice on complex environmental and general business litigation matters on behalf of clients primarily in the manufacturing industry. His industry experience includes:

•Representing clients in managing complex Superfund (CERCLA) sites across the country, including working to secure cost-effective, creative and environmentally protective remedies through coordination with clients and technical consultants and negotiations with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and state agencies.

•Representing clients nationwide as plaintiffs and defendants in high-profile cost recovery and contribution actions under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA).

•Defending clients in judicial and administrative environmental enforcement actions under the Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act.

In addition to traditional environmental matters, Jason represents clients in exposure and toxic tort lawsuits regarding alleged environmental contamination, including personal injury and property damage lawsuits.

Awards and Recognitions

National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Corporate Achiever, 2007-2008

Civic Involvement

St. Luke's Life & Hope Fund, Board of Directors, 2011-2013; Golf Tournament, chair, 2013

Clerkships

The Hon. Harriett O'Neill, Supreme Court of Texas, 2000

• The Hon. G. Patrick Murphy, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois, 2001-2002

Experience

•Represent Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 clients as plaintiffs in high-profile cost-recovery action regarding contamination in Anniston, Ala. Defendants have incurred approximately $40 million addressing residential contamination.

•Represent Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 clients at Superfund sites in Sauget, Ill. Provide overall site strategy advice and counseling, including managing and participating in primary responsible party (PRP) groups, negotiating settlements and allocations, and assisting with technical submissions.

•Advised Fortune 500 client on steering committee for PRP group at former deep-well disposal facility in Texas City, Texas. The United States' Record of Decision (ROD) at the site chose the PRP group's preferred remedy and the group negotiated a remedial design and remedial action consent decree. PRP group recovered more than $14 million from nonparticipating parties without filing a lawsuit.

•Defended oil refining company regarding alleged petroleum-hydrocarbon (TPH) contamination at Hartford in Madison County, Ill. Plaintiffs agreed to dismiss multiple personal injury cases because of lack of product exposure.

•Represented refining and chemical company in litigation regarding purchased facility's Clean Air Act compliance.

•Defended client against alleged violations of the Clean Water Act, including defining and implementing a wetlands mitigation project.

Business Insights

Business Insights

5.01.12 Fraudulent Identification Numbers Issued Under EPA's Renewable Fuel Standard: Buyer Beware
Alert

4.12.11 CERCLA Settlements and PRP Intervention
Webinar

3.02.11 PRP Cost Recovery under CERCLA: Recovery & Defense Strategies under 107 & 113
Webinar

9.24.10 The Assault on 107 Recovery Claims, Environmental Law 360
Article

1.01.07 A Comprehensive Reading of CERCLA After Cooper v. Aviall, Environmental Litigation Committee's Newsletter
Article

6.01.04 Pursuing Natural Resource Damages on a Contingency Fee Basis - Implications of New Jersey's Program for Illinois and Missouri, The St. Louis Bar Journal

In The News

2.10.11 Jason Flower Named to Law360 Advisory Board
News Release

1.05.10 Husch Blackwell Sanders Names 16 Attorneys as Partners

 
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Planes, Trains and Automobiles...And Factories, Refineries, And Power Plants? Court to Hear Challenge to Expansion of Greenhouse Gas Regulations
Jason A. Flower,John M. Terry, March 5, 2014
As you’ve likely heard, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has now officially taken the position that greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide are fair game for regulation and in fact are required to be regulated under the Clean Air Act. While this development may be cheered by...
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Jason A. Flower

190 Carondelet Plaza, Suite 600
St. LouisMO 63105-3441




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