Steven Rizzo has been in private practice for 26 years, and has successfully litigated and tried numerous complex cases to verdict. His experience includes breach of contract and insurance coverage matters; environmental contamination claims; products liability and toxic torts; and, professional malpractice. Steve has also served as regional counsel to companies developing coordinated litigation strategies and public relations maintenance. Steve is currently representing a former shipyard in the Portland Harbor Superfund Cleanup matter initiated by the Federal EPA and Oregon DEQ. This matter involves more than 100 parties who are all attempting to allocate and mediate responsibility, primarily for sediment cleanup costs and natural resource damages estimated at $300,000,000. Steve is a former chair of the Oregon State Bar Products Liability Section, and is regularly selected by parties to serve as an arbitrator in civil cases.