John has had an active criminal and civil trial practice for more than 40 years, and has tried to verdict more than 100 civil and criminal cases, including many environmental cases. His environmental litigation experience includes toxic tort, cost recovery, Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, Superfund, and environmental insurance coverage cases, as well as non-environmental complex litigation in federal and state courts. Before entering private practice in 1984, John spent ten years with the United States Department of Justice. He served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney and Chief of Civil Litigation in the United States Attorney’s Office in San Francisco, and as a trial attorney in the Criminal and Civil Divisions of the Justice Department in Washington, D.C.
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