Thomas L. Van Wyngarden - Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Thomas L. Van Wyngarden

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006

Mr. Van Wyngarden has successfully defended a large variety of Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies in connection with claims arising out of the release of hazardous chemicals, business, corporate and real estate disputes, product liability, and the alleged violation of federal and state statutes, including the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), the Clean Air Act, the Petroleum Marketing Practices Act (PMPA), California’s Proposition 65, and the Unfair Business Practices Act. He represents clients in the energy, aerospace, oil and gas, waste management, fuel transportation, mining, biotechnology, agricultural, maritime, entertainment distribution, munitions, and chemical manufacturing industries, among others.

Mr. Van Wyngarden has successfully resolved thousands of claims in the environmental and toxic tort areas by motion practice, trial and favorable settlement. Most of these lawsuits have involved claims of individuals, companies or neighborhoods alleging cost recovery and/or contribution, property damage, diminution in property value, economic and business losses, stigma, personal injury, wrongful death, fear of cancer, emotion distress and medical monitoring-commonly arising out of the alleged release of contaminants into air, soil and groundwater from pipeline, landfill, underground storage tank systems, or manufacturing, vessel, port or pesticide application operations.

Office Location

2029 Century Park East, Suite 2600
Los Angeles, CA 90067-3012
United States

Practice Areas

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants (Class Actions, Environmental, Insurance Coverage, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Tort)

Other Information

Gender: Male