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Scott D. Mroz

Partner

E smroz@wfbm.com
T (415) 781-7072
| F (415) 391-6258

Overview

Scott Mroz focuses his practice in the areas of complex environmental and toxic tort litigation. In his 30+ years of experience, Scott has represented a wide variety of clients, including utility and energy companies, chemical manufacturers, developers, and general contractors and subcontractors. Scott advocates for his clients in ongoing environmental compliance and regulatory matters before the California Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Toxic Substances Control, and various regional water quality control boards, including the North Coast Region, the San Francisco Bay Area Region, the Lahontan Region and the Central Valley Region.

Scott has been involved with the procurement of environmental liability and cost cap insurance and risk transference, matters involving the trading of air credits and allowances, common law nuisance and trespass actions, and landfill nuisance and trespass cases. He is also familiar with matters involving environmental agencies and acts like CERCLA, RCRA, Clean Water Act, Porter-Cologne Water Quality Control Act and the Carpenter-Presley-Tanner Hazardous Substances Account Act (HSAA).

Scott is Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent certified and has been recognized as a top rated lawyer in energy and environmental law.

Representative Successes
  • Represented a major utility company in groundwater litigation and regulatory matters involving soil, groundwater and sediment contamination.
  • Represented oil companies in groundwater litigation involving benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylene (BTEX) and methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE).
  • Represented environmental engineering firms in a series of landfill design and construction matters.
Industry Involvement

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of California, Environmental Law Section
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section
  • International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC), Environmental & Energy Law Committee
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