Sedgwick LLP

Earl L. Hagström

San Francisco, California
tel: 415.781.7900
fax: 877.547.2780


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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 CWA and RCRA citizen suit actions and in cost recovery litigation involving soil and groundwater contamination. He also represents landowners in negotiations with the EPA involving the restoration and reclamation of abandoned uranium mines. Mr. Hagström represents manufacturing clients in Product Stewardship matters before the DTSC. Mr. Hagström coordinates ongoing and legacy remediations for clients by managing internal client resources and negotiating remedial requirements and consent agreements with State and Federal agencies. He has represented clients in litigation arising out of 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 and real property transaction. Mr. Hagström also advises insurance clients on the allocation of risks and damages in matters involving multi-site and multi-party long-tailed claims.

Areas of Concentration

Environmental Litigation; Eminent Domain; Water Quality; Hazardous Waste


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.)


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