Robert Bilott

Exposure: Poisoned Water, Corporate Greed, and One Lawyer's Twenty-Year Battle against DuPont


Robert Bilott, author of Exposure: Poisoned Water, Corporate Greed, and One Lawyer’s Twenty-Year Battle against DuPont, is a partner at the law firm Taft Stettinius & Hollister, LLP in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he has practiced environmental law and litigation for more than twenty-eight years. Bilott’s work has been the focus of two recent films, the feature film, Dark Waters (2019), and a documentary, The Devil We Know (2018).

He has been selected as one of the Best Lawyers in America for several years running and has received numerous honors for his work in environmental law and litigation. Former chair of the Cincinnati Bar Association’s Environmental Law Committee, Bilott earned his BA from New College of Florida and his JD from the Ohio State University College of Law. In 2017, Bilott received the international Right Livelihood Award, commonly known as the “Alternative Nobel Prize,” for his years of work on PFOA.

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