Joseph S. Simpson: Lawyer with Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Joseph S. Simpson

Phone419.321.1389

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Practice Areas

  • Agribusiness and Cooperatives
  • Litigation
  • Environmental
 
University Atlantic Christian College, B.S., magna cum laude, 1985
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Toledo, J.D., cum laude, 1988
 
Admitted1988, Ohio
 
Memberships 

Professional and Community Affiliations

•Ohio AgriBusiness Association
•Michigan Agri-Business Association
•Toledo Bar Association
•Ohio Bar Association
•American Bar Association

 
BornCincinnati, Ohio, December 28, 1962
 
Biography

Joseph S. Simpson has extensive experience in environmental law, including litigation and regulatory counseling regarding environmental matters relating to air, water, solid and hazardous waste, pesticides, underground storage tanks and environmental indemnity. Joe has represented Fortune 500 clients concerning compliance in CERCLA/Superfund, RCRA, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, FIFRA, TSCA and other matters. In recent years he has served as counsel for a major petroleum company in litigation challenging the company's Clean Air Act permits for multi-billion dollar refinery expansion project. Joe also served as part of a team that successfully defended a major petroleum company in multi-million dollar litigation related to environmental representations and warranties pertaining to sale of a chemical plant. He is experienced in class action litigation, having defended a major oil refining company in a putative air pollution class action, defeating a motion for class certification and obtaining partial summary judgment and dismissal of claims. In the past, Joe has managed the nationwide CERCLA/Superfund litigation and administrative matters for major paper company. Joe also has extensive experience in environmental indemnity litigation. His practice experience extends to other civil litigation, including product liability, toxic tort, personal injury, civil rights and commercial litigation. He has represented clients in the automotive, petroleum, rubber, glass, steel, utility, paper, agribusiness and household fixture industries.

Honors
• Best Lawyers in America, 2009 - 2015

News Releases

08.21.2014 82 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2015

08.15.2013 83 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2014

08.28.2012 81 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2013

09.07.2011 70 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers In America 2012

08.12.2010 70 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2011

Publications

05.01.2012 Ohio's New Oil and Gas Boom Raises Environmental Legal Issues

Newsletters

Spring 2012 insights Newsletter - Spring 2012

 
ISLN903692708
 


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Office Information

Joseph S. Simpson

1000 Jackson Street
ToledoOH 43604-5573




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