Joseph S. Simpson

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

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 - 2017

News Releases

08.16.2016 Shumaker Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers In America 2017

08.19.2015 Shumaker Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers In America 2016

08.21.2014 83 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

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Agribusiness and Cooperatives
  • Environmental
  • Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
419.321.1389  Phone
419.241.6894  Fax
www.slk-law.com
University Attended:
Atlantic Christian College, B.S., magna cum laude, 1985
Law School Attended:
University of Toledo, J.D., cum laude, 1988
Year of First admission:
1988
Admission:
1988, Ohio
Memberships:

Professional and Community Affiliations

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

Birth Information:
Cincinnati, Ohio, December 28, 1962
ISLN:
903692708

Peer Reviews

  • 4.5/5.0 (1)
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    5.0/5.0 by a Government Counsel on 05/07/12 in Civil Practice on 05/07/12

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