Brett Land is an associate in Baron & Budd’s Environmental Litigation Group. Since joining the Environmental Litigation Group in 2014, he has represented more than a thousand individuals and public entities harmed by toxic contaminants, including per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB), methyl tertiary-butyl ether (MTBE), and trichloroethylene (TCE).

Mr. Land is actively litigating cases involving the contamination of drinking water and other properties by per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). Mr. Land represents over 1,200 private well owners and multiple public water providers in lawsuits against DuPont and Chemours to address those companies’ pollution of the Cape Fear River and North Carolina drinking wells with numerous toxic PFAS compounds.

Mr. Land has also been an integral member of the team seeking to hold Monsanto Company responsible for pollution of American schools and waterbodies caused by their polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), a group of hazardous chemicals used in a number of products, including caulk, paint, and electrical equipment. Mr. Land represents more than a dozen public entities along both coasts in PCB cases, and over the past seven years he has assembled an elite team of PCB experts to assist his clients.

Education

Emory University School of Law (J.D. 2014) cum laude

Baylor University (B.A. 2011)

Bar & Court Admissions

Texas

Washington

United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas

United States District Court for the Western District of Washington

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington

Awards

The National Trial Lawyers’ Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers