Covington & Burling LLP

E Donald Elliott

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Environment, Public Policy, and Litigation. Enforcement and compliance issues including air, water, toxic substance and pesticides, wetlands, site clean-ups and exposure claims involving lead, asbestos and chemicals. Also advises hedge funds on environmental and energy issues. Recent representations: Settled EPA wetlands and pesticide cases; advised medical device and consumer products companies on antimicrobial issues.


Assistant Administrator and General Counsel, Environmental Protection Agency (1989-91); in-house experience at GE and P&G.


JD, Yale Law School, 1974. BA, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Yale College, 1970. Professor (Adjunct) of Law, Yale and Scalia Law Schools.