• Superfund Law Preempts Contingent Fee Arrangements in Natural Resource Damages Suits
  • March 1, 2006 | Author: Eric G. Lasker
  • Law Firm: Hollingsworth LLP - Washington Office
  • This LEGAL BACKGROUNDER focuses on an additional problem with the use of contingent fee arrangements in NRD litigation that has not yet been addressed by the courts the conflict between such arrangements and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act ("CERCLA"), 42 U.S.C. ยง 9607(f)(1).