Michael Giannotto is a senior partner in Goodwin Procter's Business Litigation and Environmental Groups and head of litigation for the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Mr. Giannotto is a nationally recognized expert in environmental issues impacting domestic and international hardrock mining companies and in bankruptcy and bad faith litigation for major insurance companies. He specializes in counseling and complex litigation in several areas, including environmental law, toxic torts and insurance disputes. Mr. Giannotto has tried many cases to judgment, and has briefed and argued numerous cases before federal and state appellate courts.
Mr. Giannotto is annually recognized for his mining and environmental work by U.S. News-Best Lawyers and Chambers USA, where one client noted he “is the most knowledgeable individual anywhere when it comes to the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and its application to mining.”