Jane BorthwickStory


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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. She also sits on the Council of the Environment and Energy Law Section of the Allegheny County Bar Association.


  • PNC Bank leads syndicate of lenders on amendment, restatement, and increase of existing syndicated senior secured credit facility for ICF International, Inc.; ICF Consulting Group, Inc.; and certain of their affiliatesJones Day represented PNC Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with the amendment, restatement, and increase of an existing syndicated senior secured revolving credit, term loan, and delayed draw term loan facility for ICF International, Inc., ICF Consulting Group, Inc., and certain of their affiliates.
  • PNC Bank provides syndicated senior secured revolving credit and term loan facility to International Wire GroupJones Day represented PNC Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a syndicated senior secured revolving credit and term loan facility provided to International Wire Group, Inc. and certain of its affiliates.
  • Materion acquires H.C. Starck's electronic materials portfolio for $380 millionJones Day advised Materion Corporation, a world leader in high performing advanced materials, in connection with the acquisition and financing of H.C. Starck Solutions' industry-leading, electronic materials business, located in Newton, Massachusetts ("HCS-Electronic Materials") for $380 million.
  • Blue Point Capital Partners acquires Stax Inc.Jones Day represented Blue Point Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition and financing of Stax Inc., an analytically-driven M&A strategy consulting firm that specializes in commercial due diligence, value creation and exit planning analyses for investment banks, private equity firms, and PE-backed companies.
  • PNC Bank-led syndicate provides $700 million unsecured amended and restated multi-currency revolving credit facility to publicly traded companyJones Day represented PNC Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $700 million syndicated unsecured amended and restated multi-currency revolving credit facility provided to a publicly traded company.
  • Noble Environmental acquires GFL landfills, collection assets in Pennsylvania and MarylandJones Day advised Noble Environmental Inc. in the acquisition of multiple disposal, transfer and collections assets in Pennsylvania and Maryland from GFL Environmental Inc.
  • Wabtec acquires Nordco for $400 millionJones Day advised Wabtec Corporation in its $400 million cash acquisition of Nordco, a leading North American supplier of new, rebuilt, and used maintenance of way equipment with a broad product and service portfolio including mobile railcar movers and ultrasonic rail flaw detection technologies, from Greenbriar Equity Group LP.
  • Cooper Tire & Rubber sold to The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company for approximately $2.5 billion enterprise valueJones Day advised Cooper Tire & Rubber Company in its $2.5 billion sale to The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.
  • Integer Holdings Corporation develops employee programming to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 within the workplaceJones Day represented Integer Holdings Corporation during the COVID-19 crisis to develop appropriate protocols and policies for implementing an employee temperature screening program, a face covering program, and return to work policies for employees suffering from COVID-19, respiratory illness, or exposure to individuals with COVID-19.
  • Central American conglomerate acquires significant strategic real estate holding in HondurasJones Day represented a Central American conglomerate in the acquisition of a significant strategic real estate holding in Honduras.
  • VSE Corporation divests Prime Turbines, LLC to PTB Holdings USA, LLCJones Day advised VSE Corporation, a leading provider of distribution and repair services for land, sea, and air transportation assets in the public and private sectors, in the sale of subsidiary Prime Turbines, LLC to PTB Holdings USA, LLC.
  • PGT Innovations acquires NewSouth Window SolutionsJones Day advised PGT Innovations, Inc., a national leader in premium windows and doors, including impact-resistant products, in connection with its $92 million cash acquisition of NewSouth Window Solutions, subject to adjustments.
  • UPMC prevails in trial before Commonwealth Court of PennsylvaniaJones Day won a bench trial on behalf of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center ("UPMC"), one of the nation's preeminent integrated healthcare systems.
  • Surface mining company defeats Notices of Violations and Cessation Order on appealJones Day appealed a federal Interior Board of Land Appeals' administrative decision fining Amerikohl Mining, Inc. for sedimentation runoff from timbering activity conducted by a third party on property in Western Pennsylvania.
  • Midwest Generation prevails on appeal of district court decision paring down Clean Air Act claim in DOJ suitJones Day assisted Midwest Generation, LLC ("Midwest Gen") and its parent, Edison Mission Energy ("EME"), in securing an appellate victory in a case involving an important question of statutory interpretation under the Clean Air Act ("CAA").
  • Total sells Atotech to The Carlyle Group for $3.2 billionJones Day advised Total in the $3.2 billion sale of specialty chemical affiliate Atotech B.V., a global manufacturer of high technology plating solutions, to The Carlyle Group.
  • Potash Corporation resolves dispute over insurance coverage for liabilities arising from Ward Transformer Superfund SiteJones Day represented Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan, Inc. subsidiary PCS Phosphate Company, Inc. in its claims for insurance coverage for liabilities arising from the Ward Transformer Superfund Site in Raleigh, North Carolina.
  • MCM Capital completes sale of STACI Holdings to Centre LaneJones Day advised MCM Capital Partners, L.P. in connection with its sale of STACI Holdings, Inc., a leading global provider of electronic manufacturing services and custom engineered products, to Centre Lane Partners.
  • Beazer East obtains Third Circuit dismissal of claims brought by Pennsylvania DEP relating to cleanup of Boldan LandfillJones Day represented Beazer East, Inc. in district court and appellate litigation involving claims brought by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection ("DEP") against Beazer and other entities identified as potentially responsible parties to recover costs associated with the cleanup of the Boldan Landfill site in Penn Township, Pennsylvania.
  • Stewart & Stevenson purchases assets from Florida Detroit Diesel-AllisonJones Day represented Stewart & Stevenson LLC in its purchase of substantially all the assets of Florida Detroit Diesel-Allison, Inc. a distributor and servicer of marine and on and off-highway diesel engines, transmissions and power generation units.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • September 14, 2021
      Jones Day and the NACD Three Rivers Chapter ESG Symposium - ESG Reporting, Regulation, Ratings, and Risks
    • 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