Phil Comella is a Partner in the Litigation Practice Group and concentrates his business in environmental and toxic tort law. Phil is Chambers-ranked as a leading lawyer in environmental law, and a member of the Leading Lawyers network. Phil's practice spans both regulatory counseling and environmental-based litigation. With over three decades of experience in environmental law, and a focus on the solid and hazardous waste industry, he regularly counsels operators of landfills, treatment systems, recycling operations, transporters, and waste generators on compliance and permitting matters arising under the environmental laws and Department of Transportation regulations. Phil began his legal career by spending seven years as in-house counsel for a major waste management company, where he had responsibility for hazardous and solid waste issues arising across the country.