Thomas W. Daggett
Admitted:1976, Illinois; 2011, Colorado; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth and Seventh Circuits; U.S. District Court, Central and Northern Districts of Illinois; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana; U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan
Law School: University of Illinois, J.D.
Member: Illinois State ( Environmental Section), Colorado (Environmental Section) and American (Environmental Section) Bar Associations; American Chemical Society.
Biography: Equity Partner at Chicago litigation firm, Wildman Harrold, 1990-2003, associate 1988-1990. Section Chief, Office of Regional Counsel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Chicago, 1979-1988. Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, Northern District of Illinois, 1982-1983. Expert Advisor to U.S. State Dept., Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement Negotiations, 1987. Regional Attorney, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, 1977-1979. Special Assistant Illinois Attorney General, 1979. Author: “The Intent Element of a CERCLA Arranger Claim After U.S. v. Cello-Foil,” Toxics Law Reporter, Vol. II, No. 38 (February 26, 1997); “Steel Co. v. CBE: The U.S. Supreme Court Holds Citizen’s Suits for Past Violations Unconstitutional,” Environmental Litigation Committee Newsletter, American Bar Association, Vol. 9, No. 1 (1998).
Cases: Forest Park Nat’l Bank v. Ditchfield, 881 F. Supp. 2d 949 (N.D. Ill. 2012); Crown Cork & Seal Co., v. CBS Corp., 2002 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 7896 (M.D.N.C. 2002); Steel Co. v CBE, 523 U.S. 83 (1998); ;U.S. v. Cello-Foil, 100f.3d 1227 (6th Cir., 1996); Charter Twp. Oshtemo v. American Cyanamid, 898 F.Supp. 506 (W.D.MI, 1995).