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Mark William Schneider
Mark Schneider

Perkins Coie

1201 Third Avenue #4900
Seattle, WA 98101

Mark represents clients in some of the most significant matters in the country, including the Lower Duwamish Waterway Superfund Site, Portland Harbor Superfund Site, and Kalamazoo River Superfund Site. He has handled landmark natural resource damage and groundwater contamination cases. He also has represented clients in successful litigation and negotiations with the United States, recovering over $130 Million from the government for its contributions to contamination at government contractor facilities. Mark also regularly serves as an arbitrator and mediator.

Work Phone:
(206) 359-8627
Email:
MWSchneider@perkinscoie.com
Website:
www.perkinscoie.com

EPA Region:
Region 10 – (AK, ID, OR, WA & 271 native tribes)
Year of induction:
2014
Degrees:
Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, JD Dartmouth College, BA
Admissions:
Washington State
Court Admissions:
US Supreme Court US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit US District Court for the Western District of Michigan US District Court for the Eastern District of Washington US District Court for the Western District of Washington
Other Environmental Career Experience:
US Department of Justice, Environment and Natural Resources Division, Environmental Enforcement Section, Washington, DC, Trial Attorney Honorable Jerome Farris, US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Representative Publications:
Allocating Cleanup Costs Among Potentially Responsible Parties Case Study in A Successful Natural Resource Damage Settlement Cost Recovery and Contribution Significant Changes to Voluntary Cleanup Program Legislating for a Cleaner Environment - Responding to Climate Change
Illustrative Projects:
Lower Duwamish Waterway Superfund Site Portland Harbor Superfund Site Kalamazoo River Superfund Site
Citations of Major Published Cases:
Key Tronic Corporation v. United States U.S. Supreme Court U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington 766 F. Supp. 865 (E.D. Wash. 1991), rev'd, 984 F. 2d 1025 (9th Cir. 1993), aff'd in part, rev'd in part, 511 U.S. 809 (1994) TDY Holdings, LLC v. United States U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit 885 F.3d 1142 (9th Cir. 2018) Snoqualmie Valley Preservation Alliance v. United States Army Corps of Engineers and Puget Sound Energy, Inc. U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington 2011 WL 1215605 (W.D. Wash.), affd, 683 F.3d 1155 (9th Cir. 2012) Snoqualmie Indian Tribe v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit 545 F.3d 1207 (9th Cir. 2008) The Boeing Company v. Cascade Corporation U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon 920 F. Supp. 1121 (D. Or. 1996), aff'd, 207 F.3d 1177 (9th Cir. 2000) The Boeing Company v. United States U.S. District Court for the Central District of California U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas Case No. 220-06601-CBM-PD (C.D. Cal. Oct. 2, 2020) Case No. 218-cv-00567-JCC (W.D. Wash. Dec. 20, 2018) Case No. 216-cv-02416-TJH-JEM (C.D. Cal. Apr. 21, 2016) Case No. 616-cv-01061-EFM-TJJ (D. Kan. Mar. 7, 2016) Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP v. NCR Corp., et al. U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan No. 111-CV-483, 2018 WL 1556418 (W.D. Mich. Mar. 29, 2018) 980 F. Supp. 2d 821 (W.D. Mich. 2013) Northern States Power Company v. L.E. Myers Co. U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin 2015 WL 1243597 (W.D. Wis. March 18, 2015) United States and State of Missouri v. Teck American Inc. U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri No. 413 cv 02548 (E.D. Mo. February 17, 2014) In re Lyondell Chemical Company U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York 442 B.R. 236 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 2011) United States and State of Washington v. The Boeing Company U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington No. 10-758RSM (W.D. Wash. Dec. 17, 2010) State of Washington v. Kimberly-Clark Corporation Superior Court of Washington, Skagit County No. 09-2-01247 (Skagit Cnty. Super. Ct. June 12, 2009) United States v. Puget Sound Energy, Inc. U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington No. 08-5710RBL (W.D. Wash. Feb. 12, 2009) United States v. Newmont Mining Corporation and Dawn Mining Company U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington 504 F. Supp. 2d 1050 (E.D. Wash. 2007) City of Moses Lake v. The Boeing Company U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington 430 F. Supp. 2d 1164 (E.D. Wash. 2006) Car Wash Enterprises Inc. v. Kampanos, et al. The Court of Appeals of Washington, Division One 874 P.2d 868 (Wash Ct. App. 1994) United States v. Western Processing Company The Boeing Company v. A & A Anderson Tank Service Ltd. U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington 761 F. Supp. 725 (W.D. Wash. 1991)

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