Climate, Energy & Environmental

Stewart Smith is a nationally recognized leader in the field of environmental coverage. In addition to Stewart Smith attorneys serving as Multidistrict Litigation and National Coordinating Counsel on environmental matters for numerous insurers, our attorneys have substantial experience and unparalleled success handling climate change, benzene, coal ash, hydrofracking, mold, pesticides, pharmaceuticals, and other toxic and chemical particulates.

Our expertise in environmental coverage issues has been featured at some of the insurance industry’s most prestigious events including the annual meetings of DRI, the Institutes, PLUS, The CPCU Society, ABA/TIPS, and the San Francisco Board of Marine Underwriters. In 2010-12, we served as counsel in the landmark environmental case Steadfast v. AES. Additionally, Stewart Smith co-founder, Bill Stewart, was the only non-scientist asked to present at the annual meeting of the American Chemical Society—the largest scientific body in the world.