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Victor Marc Sher

Lawsuits and disputes Attorney at San Francisco, CA

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  • State Years
    California - CA 43 years
    Washington - WA 37 years
  • Licensed for 43 years
    State CA
    Acquired 1980
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 37 years
    State WA
    Acquired 1987
    Status
    Voluntarily Resigned No misconduct found

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About Victor

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Practice area
  1. Lawsuits and disputes
    100%
    Environmental Litigation on behalf of public agencies and communities as plaintiffsagainst major polluters

    44 years, 350 cases

Location

Sher Edling LLP
425 California St, Ste 810
San Francisco, CA, 94104

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Resume

AVVO RATING 9.9 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Principal
  • Sher Leff LLP
  • 2003 - 2011

Education

  • Stanford Law School
  • 1980
  • Oberlin College
  • A.B.
  • 1976

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Lead Trial Counsel
  • $105 million jury verdict

Honors and Awards

  • 2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Energy / Environmental Law
  • American Lawyer Media
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • Northern California Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Law Dragon 500
  • Law Dragon
  • 2012
  • Super Lawyer
  • Northern California Super Lawyer
  • 2011
  • Super Lawyer
  • Northern California Lawyer Super Lawyer
  • 2010
  • Super Lawyer
  • Northern California Super Lawyers
  • 2009
  • Super Lawyer
  • Northern California Super Lawyer
  • 2008
  • Super Lawyer
  • Northern California Super Lawyer
  • 2007
  • Northern California Super Lawyer
  • 2006
  • Northern California Super Lawyer
  • 2005
  • Public Sector 45
  • 1997
  • Award of Achievement for Policy Activities
  • 1993
  • : Pew Scholar in Conservation and the Environment
  • 1992
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Publications

  • ELI
  • Taming the Tiger in the Tank: The South Tahoe Public Utility District and Its MTBE Litigation
  • 2006
  • Mealey's Publications
  • MTBE New Rulings in the Federal MDL Break Ground(water)
  • 2005
  • Ground Water Summit
  • Emerging Contaminants: 1,2,3 Trichloropropane
  • 2005
  • Unknown
  • Litigation and Damages Involving Public Agencies and Contaminated Drinking Water
  • 2004
  • Mass Torts Made Perfect
  • Contamination of Public Drinking Water Supplies: MTBE, DBCP and Other Unapproved Additives
  • 2003
  • American Groundwater Trust
  • The South Tahoe MTBE Case
  • 2002
  • Journal of Environmental Law and Litigation
  • Breaking Out of the Box: Toxic Risk, Government Actions, and Constitutional Rights
  • 1998
  • Fordham Environmental Law Review
  • Surveying the Wreckage: The 104th Congress and Environmental Laws on Federal Public Lands
  • 1997
  • Public Land and Resources Law Review
  • Travels with Strix: The Spotted Owl's Journey Through the Federal Courts
  • 1993
  • Harvard Environmental Law Review
  • Eroding the Landscape, Eroding the Laws: Congressional Exemptions from Judicial Review of Environmental Laws
  • 1991
  • Unknown
  • Ancient Forests, Spotted Owls, and the Demise of Federal Environmental Law
  • 1990
  • N.W.Env'l.J.
  • Spotted Owls, Ancient Forests, and Congress: An Overview of Citizen's Efforts to Protect Old-Growth Forests and the Species that Live in Them
  • 1990
  • J.Pesticide Reform
  • Unwanted Progeny: The Problems of Existing Stocks of Banned Pesticides
  • 1989
  • Journal of Environmental Law and Litigation
  • Pests, Poisons, and Power: Constitutional Implications of State Pest Eradications Projects in California
  • 1986
  • Unknown
  • Who Will Pay to Get Perchlorate Out of Arizona's Water
  • N/A
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Speaking Engagements

  • NGWA Western Focus Ground Water Conference
  • MTBE Mega-Litigation in Federal Court: Current Progress of In re Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether
  • 2006
  • NGWA Western Focus Ground Water Conference
  • MTBE Mega-Litigation in Federal Court: Current Progress of In re Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether
  • 2006
  • Mealey's MTBE and LUST Liability Conference
  • Shifting Liability to the Real Bad Guys: The Emergence of a New Philosophy of LUST Liability
  • 2004
  • Unknown
  • Closing the Deal: Wrap Up Your Case With Persuasive Arguments
  • 2004
  • Unknown
  • Groundwater Contamination Litigation: Making the Plaintiff's Case
  • 2004
  • Unknown
  • Smoking Guns and Toxic Plumes: Holding Manufacturers Responsible for MTBE Contamination
  • 2003
  • UCLA Extension Public Policy Program 17th Annual Land Use Law & Planning Conference
  • Water Quality as a Constraint on Land Use Planning: The Next Frontier
  • 2003
  • National Ground Water Association
  • "Litigating and Settling Drinking Water Contamination Cases
  • 2002
  • Mealey's California MTBE Conference
  • Tactics and Considerations in MTBE Litigation
  • 2002
  • California District Attorney's Association
  • MTBE and Enforcement of UST Laws and Regulations
  • 1999
  • Unknown
  • Three Trends in Citizen-Enforced Law
  • 1997
  • Unknown
  • The Incredible Disappearing Citizen Suit: Whither Enforcement of Environmental Laws on Public Lands
  • 1996
  • Inaugural William O. Douglas Lecture, Whitman College
  • Environmental Rights and Civil Justice: The Legacy of William O. Douglas
  • 1996
  • Unknown
  • The Role of Counsel in Environmental Justice Litigation
  • 1995
  • Unknown
  • The Interplay Between the Federal Clean Water Act and the Endangered Species Act: The Columbia River Basin Dioxin TMDL From An Environmentalist's Perspective
  • 1995
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Victor Marc Sher
Lawsuits and disputes Attorney
San Francisco, CA
Licensed for 43 years