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Prior to joining Bick Law LLP, Corrie L. Plant practiced for ten years at the national law firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, in Pillsbury’s Environmental & Natural Resources and Litigation groups. Corrie is an experienced environmental lawyer whose practice focuses on environmental litigation and compliance counseling, including CERCLA, RCRA, Clean Water Act, OSHA and California’s Proposition 65. She routinely advises clients regarding compliance with various environmental laws related to the sale of consumer products, including Proposition 65, Green Chemistry, FIFRA, TSCA and the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act. Corrie also has a broad range of experience defending clients in administrative, civil and criminal environmental enforcement actions. In addition, Corrie has extensive experience in the defense and settlement of complex, multiparty cases in both federal and state court, including trial and pre-trial motion practice, devising settlement and trial strategies, and preparing for and participating in mediations and arbitrations.
Corrie’s clients include a wide array of industries, such as retailers, consumer product manufacturers, dietary supplement manufacturers, restaurants, food manufacturers and distributors.
- University of Wisconsin Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2006
- Gustavus Adolphus College, B.A., magna cum laude, 2003
- State of California – 2006
- Central District of California
- Northern District of California
- Ninth Circuit
- U.S. Court of Federal Claims
- State of Wisconsin – 2006
- Prosecuted CERCLA actions against the United States stemming from perchlorate contamination at defense contracting sites.
- Defended the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District in a TSCA citizen suit action arising from potential PCBs in building materials.
- Defense of CERCLA action arising from historic lumber mill activities in Northern California.
Consumer Product Laws
- Successful defense and settlement of Proposition 65 matters for clients across a wide array of industries, including retailers, consumer product manufacturers, dietary supplement manufacturers, restaurants, food manufacturers and distributors.
- Routinely advise clients regarding compliance with California’s Proposition 65.
- Successful defense and settlement of start up company in response to potential recall issues under the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act.
- Routinely advise on issues related to consumer product recall under the CPSIA.
- Routinely advise companies regarding compliance with federal and state pesticide registration laws, including federal and state regulations related to sales of antimicrobial products.
- Defense and settlement of multiple enforcement actions related to unlawful pesticide sales in front of administrative agencies, including California’s Department of Pesticide Regulation.
- Advised multinational corporation in asbestos and other environmental disclosures related to sale of historic San Francisco bank building for $135 Million.
- Routinely advise clients regarding compliance with worker safety laws, including OSHA and Cal-OSHA.
- Successful defense of potential OSHA enforcement actions against retailers and school districts.
- Led multiple successful bid protests in Court of Federal Claims on behalf of various federal contractors.
- Defense and settlement of large-scale construction litigation on behalf of developers/investors.
- “The New Toxic Substances Control Act: How Will Federal Preemption Affect California Laws?” California Lawyers Association, Environmental Law News (Spring 2018)
- “A New Question on Tribal Fishing Rights for High Court,” Law 360 (May 2018)
- “Toxic Substances Control Act: EPA Identifies Additional 10 Chemicals Slated for Risk Assessments” https://www.pillsburylaw.com/en/news-and-insights/toxic-substances-control-act.html
- “Restaurants and Food Retailers Are Now Required to Post Proposition 65 Warning Signs about BPA in All California Locations” https://www.pillsburylaw.com/en/news-and-insights/restaurants-and-food-retailers-are-now-required-to-post.html
- “The U.S. Supreme Court Upholds EPA’s Cross-State Air Pollution Rule in EPA v. EME Homer City Generation, L.P., Paving the Way to Further Use of Cap-and-Trade Programs to Control Emissions of SO2 and NOx from Electric Power Plants” https://www.pillsburylaw.com/en/news-and-insights/the-u-s-supreme-court-upholds-epa-s-cross-state-air-pollution.html
- Presented on TSCA Reform and State Pre-emption Issues at the Safer Chemicals in Products 2017, hosted by Chemical Watch (March 2017)
- Presented on TSCA Reform at the San Diego Industrial Environmental Association’s Annual Environmental Training Symposium and Conference (October 2016)
- Presented on California’s Proposition 65 for the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) (October 2016)