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DiCello Levitt Adds Chicago Partner Daniel R. Flynn to Bolster its Rapidly-Growing Environmental Litigation Practice

Leading Environmental Litigator Daniel R. Flynn Further Burnishes Firm’s Reputation as Litigation Powerhouse

CHICAGO, January 21, 2020 – National litigation firm, DiCello Levitt Gutzler, today announced the addition of Daniel R. Flynn, as a partner in the firm’s Chicago office. Dan joins DiCello Levitt from Dinsmore & Shohl LLP.  Dan brings significant expertise in various state and federal environmental laws and regulations. His perspective in helping companies comply with various environmental requirements and representing companies in civil litigation and cost recovery actions balances DiCello Levitt’s litigation team, which has been recently selected to represent the State of Michigan in its PFAS/AFFF litigation, and fits perfectly with the firm’s environmental case portfolio. 

Dan will continue to represent companies in general industry and construction matters involving the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to help companies keep their employees safe. Dan will also continue to assist clients with ensuring compliance with their environmental, regulatory obligations. 

“By adding Dan as a partner in our firm’s litigation practice, DiCello Levitt bolsters its firmwide environmental capabilities and public client team.  Combining AmLaw100 experience with public service experience, Dan possesses the experience and skills to lead complex environmental litigation,” said Adam Levitt, co-founding partner of DiCello Levitt. “With the addition of Dan to our already strong group of rising partners, we are proud to continue our assembly of a talented team.”

Dan’s most recent experience includes representing a number of Fortune 500 companies in environmental, health, and safety matters. “DiCello Levitt has an impressive litigation team that has achieved laudable results for its clients in complex, high-profile cases. DiCello Levitt is again leading the way on critical legal actions in one of the most significant emerging contaminants of the past few decades. I look forward to working with DiCello Levitt’s team to work with states across the country to develop solutions to difficult problems presented by PFAS contamination. This is an exciting new chapter to use the law to keep people safe from hazardous substances,” said Dan Flynn.

Dan earned his J.D., from the Indiana University School of Law – Bloomington and his B.A. from Illinois Wesleyan University. He publishes frequently on environmental and OSHA-related issues.

About DiCello Levitt

DiCello Levitt combines excellence in commercial litigation, class action litigation, environmental litigation, mass tort litigation, catastrophic injury litigation, medical malpractice litigation, and civil rights litigation. Practicing nationwide—and internationally—from offices in Chicago, Cleveland, New York, and St. Louis, we are an aggressive, attentive, and creative litigation firm whose work speaks for itself—billions of dollars in recoveries in some of the highest-profile matters in U.S. history. Revered by clients and respected by our opponents, our team gets results.

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