Jane Story has counseled clients for more than a decade in state and federal environmental health and safety issues in the context of litigation, compliance counseling, and business transactions.
Her active litigation practice includes representing clients in Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) cases, addressing issues such as the scope of arranger liability and the intricacies of cost recovery versus contribution claims.
Jane counsels clients on a diverse range of environmental matters, including shipment of hazardous materials, management of removal and remedial actions at Superfund sites, environmental reporting requirements and options for voluntary self-disclosure, and the use of supplemental or community environmental projects to offset civil penalties.
She also analyzes and manages risks associated with environmental liabilities in business transactions, assisting clients with environmental due diligence and developing options for management of material liabilities.
Jane is a member of the Section of Environment, Energy and Resources of the American Bar Association and the Environmental and Energy Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, where she serves on the Legislative Review Subcommittee. She also sits on the Council of the Environment and Energy Law Section of the Allegheny County Bar Association.
- January 29, 2020
Allocating CERCLA Liability: Divisibility or Section 113 Equitable Contribution
- September 18, 2018
Jones Day Speaker Series: Novel Environmental Issues Facing Companies Doing Business in Pennsylvania
- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (J.D. 2007; Executive Board: Publication Editor, North Carolina Law Review); Carnegie Mellon University (B.F.A. in Music with college and university honors 2002)
- Pennsylvania, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, and U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Third and Sixth Circuits