Roy P. Giarrusso has distinguished himself as an exceptional environmental trial attorney for more than 25 years. New England counsel to the largest solid waste management company in the U.S. for hazardous waste enforcement and litigation matters, he has successfully represented clients in virtually every Federal Superfund site in New England. Mr. Giarrusso is recognized as an expert in environmental cost recovery/contribution actions, making him the counsel of choice for PRP groups to prosecute such claims against non-settling or recalcitrant third parties. His excellent reputation among his peers has earned Mr. Giarrusso an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating possible. His peers have also voted him a Massachusetts Super Lawyer - Environmental Litigation and a New England Super Lawyer - Environmental Litigation.
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Comfort Level - Are you comfortable telling the lawyer personal information? Does the lawyer seem interested in solving your problem?
Credentials - How long has the lawyer been in practice? Has the lawyer worked on other cases similar to yours?
Cost - How are the lawyer's fees structured - hourly or flat fee? Can the lawyer estimate the cost of your case?
City - Is the lawyer's office conveniently located?
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