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Earl L. Hagström
Partner

San Francisco, California
tel: 415.781.7900
fax: 415.781.2635

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Earl L. Hagström is a Partner in Sedgwick LLP’s Environmental Toxic Tort and Natural Resources Practice Groups.  Mr. Hagström represents clients in citizen suit actions and private party litigation in soil and groundwater contamination cases involving MtBE, PCE, Perchlorate, CR VI and PNAs.  He represents clients before the U.S. EPA and California Environmental Agencies.  Mr. Hagström coordinates remedial actions for clients by managing internal client resources and negotiating remedial requirements and consent agreements with environmental agencies.  He also represents clients in litigation arising from the disposal and release of flow-back and hydraulic fracturing fluids from oil and gas operations.  He has directed the valuation of environmental liabilities in bankruptcy proceedings and environmental indemnities in facility acquisitions, as well as the allocation of damages and risks for insurance clients facing multi-site and multi-party long-tailed claims.

Areas of Concentration

Environmental Litigation; Eminent Domain; Water Quality; Hazardous Waste

Admissions

California; 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals; U.S. District Court (C.D. Cal.); U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal.); U.S. District Court (N.D. Cal.); U.S. District Court (E.D. Mich.)

Education

J.D. (1990) University of San Francisco School of Law
M.S. (1978) University of Rhode Island, magna cum laude
B.A. (1976) Boston University