Recycling Expert Witnesses
What is a recycling expert witness?
Recycling expert witness candidates typically have industry experience in environmental engineering and/or environmental law. Scrap recycling expert witnesses can provide experience and expertise in solid waste management, sustainability, and collection practices of recovered metals with monetary value. Recycling experts typically have particular areas of focus, such as environmental services, renewable energy, and/or municipal planning. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, a law firm may request a qualified expert with prior expert witness experience.
What types of cases require a recycling expert witness?
A subject matter expert in recycling programs might be called upon to provide expert testimony in a class action toxic tort litigation case, air quality impact disputes, or public health investigations. In addition, a law firm may request a recycling specialist for pre-litigation consulting services.
Recycling expert witness case examples
Representative matters have encompassed:
- solid waste management consulting,
- New Jersey recycling program management,
- hazardous waste,
- environmental impact studies,
- groundwater contamination,
- recycling services initiatives,
- personal injury,
- landfill arbitration in New York, and
- waste disposal regulatory compliance.
What litigation support work might a recycling expert witness be expected to perform?
Litigation support services by a recycling expert witness could include forensic analyses of a contaminated property, providing expert opinions, research and authoring expert reports, depositions, and trial testimony.
Cahn Litigation Services has the experience required to turn a search for a recycling expert witness around quickly, providing the right balance of expertise and testimony experience.
Recycling Expert Witness - Representative Bios
Please Note: All Cahn Litigation expert witness searches are customized to attorneys' precise specifications and preferences. Attorneys are encouraged to discuss search parameters with a Cahn search specialist.
The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Recycling experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give lawyers a sense of the Recycling landscape.
Expert Witness #256846
This expert earned a PhD in Environmental Engineering, and has been an adjunct and visiting professor and a guest lecturer. This expert heads a firm engaged in sustainability, environmental, remediation and health & safety services. This expert has a wealth of experience as an expert witness, including support provided in 5 environmental class actions. This expert has deposition and testimony experience. This expert has been a keynote speaker at conferences, has written a chapter, and has two patents.
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Expert Witness #250995
This expert specializes in the development of films for a variety of applications which require an understanding of film processes, property testing and film specifications as they relate to end use, and film formulations. This includes a firm understanding of polymer structure property relationships. This expert has developed film formulations and structures for several applications which require stability during processing, storage and in outdoor applications. During this expert's years in polymer science this expert has set up labs to characterize films, films surfaces, additive packages, and defect analyses. This expert has gained an understanding of degradable mechanisms including photo and biodegradable. This expert was a member of the Degradable Polymer Council as well as member of the technical committee for the Council of Solid Waste Solutions, now the American Chemistry Council (ACC). This expert has developed biodegradable and photodegradable polymers, researched composting films and recycling of plastics, and gave numerous presentations on the topics to customers and suppliers. This expert has served as an expert witness and was deposed in a major law suite dealing with films and their properties by two major film and resin manufacturers. In another case, a film was degrading in its end use and it turned out not to be the formulation but plant storage.
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