Litigation Support

Mutch Associates’ staff are frequently called upon to provide consulting services and/or expert testimony in a variety of legal contexts. Members of the firm have provided expert testimony in a number of technical areas, including:

  • Contaminant transport in groundwater
  • Environmental chemistry
  • Environmental forensics
  • Allocation of Superfund site liability
  • Natural resource damages
  • Chemical accident reconstruction
  • History of waste disposal practice in the US
  • Appropriateness of remediation systems
  • Historic aerial photographic interpretation

Working with some of the major law firms in the country, our clients have included Fortune 100 companies, utilities, insurance companies, and major solid waste management companies. Past cases include some of the largest Superfund, industrial plant, and hazardous waste management facilities in the country, including:

  • The Rocky Mountain Arsenal in Colorado
  • The “Valley of the Drums” site in Kentucky
  • The Lipari Landfill, the No.1 site on the original Superfund list, in Mantua Twp. New Jersey
  • The Tulalip Landfill in Washington State
  • The Sayreville Landfill in New Jersey
  • Aluminum smelting plants in Messina, NY, Vancouver, WA and Point Comfort, TX
  • A Fortune 100 company industrial plant in Illinois
  • Several chromium ore processing residue (COPR) sites in Jersey City, NJ
  • The ISP Environmental Services site in Linden, NJ
  • A major electronics manufacturer’s plant in Dayton, NJ

We pride ourselves in producing expert report and trial exhibits that combine science and art, elucidating often complex technical subjects in a way that informs, educates, and compels.