Anthony Roisman (NLSLF Managing Partner) - Harvard Law School, LLB; Dartmouth College, B.A., cum laude. He has been involved in the litigation of environmental, radiation, and toxic tort issues before the state and federal courts and agencies since 1969. He has been lead counsel or co-lead counsel in several landmark environmental cases including Calvert Cliffs Coordinating Committee v. U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, 449 F.2d 1109 (D.C. Cir. 1971); and Anderson v. W.R. Grace, (D. Mass. 1986), a case that settled in 1986 and became the subject of both a best-selling book and a popular film, both titled A CIVIL ACTION). He has had extensive experience in litigating claims for injury from exposure to toxic substances. He was Senior Staff Attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) (1977-1979), the Chief of the Hazardous Waste Section and Special Litigator for Hazardous Waste in the Lands and Natural Resources Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (1979-1982), and founding Executive Director of Trial Lawyers for Public Justice (TLPJ) (1982-1987). Mr. Roisman lectures frequently at the American Law Institute (ALI) and other groups on expert witness admissibility issues and is the founding Chair of ATLA's Daubert Litigation Group. He is a Research Fellow in Environmental Studies at Dartmouth College, where he also has co-taught courses both in Law and Evidence and in Environmental Law, Economics, and Policy.