Adam Baas concentrates his practice in the area of environmental and toxic tort litigation, regulatory compliance, product liability, corporate successor liability and transactions involving environmentally impacted assets.

Adam has experience counseling clients in a wide range of multifaceted environmental, toxic tort, products, and successor liability matters and has been lead counsel in representing corporate clients in the oil and gas, pharmaceutical, chemical, and agriculture sectors through complex litigation matters, including regulatory enforcement actions, product liability suits, cost recovery actions, natural resource damage claims, toxic torts, alter ego claims, and parent/subsidiary successor liability actions. Adam has advised multi-national clients on issues surrounding emerging contaminants for almost 20 years, including in multi-district litigation, and has recently led discussions on the state-of-the-law and science surrounding PFAS across the country. He also has experience in advising clients on regulatory compliance with state and federal environmental laws and regulations; managing Superfund and legacy site investigations and clean up; negotiating consent orders and settlement agreements with state and federal regulators; storm water management; representing clients in the investigation, remediation, and purchase and sale of contaminated properties; negotiating access and investigation agreements with regulatory agencies and private entities; and in reviewing and advising on the environmental aspects of real estate and asset transactions.

Adam has worked directly with officials from the USEPA, NOAA, Fish and Wildlife, the USDOI and multiple state agencies to negotiate agreements on compliance, cost recovery, NRDA and redevelopment matters. He also regularly advises clients on business decisions as they relate to liability exposure, remediation and redevelopment, and public relations matters.