October 14, 2020

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Michael Berman to Present on Environmental and Legal Risks and Costs Associated with PFAS at Environmental Risk & Litigation Conference

Michael Berman, P.E. (Washington D.C.) will present “The Cost of PFAS: Assessing Environmental and Legal Risk and Costs” at the Environmental Risk & Litigation Conference (Virtual) at 1:20 PM EST on October 22, 2020.

Geosyntec will serve as an exhibitor for the conference.

Michael’s co-presenters are Adena Edwards, Starr Adjustment Services and Matthew Schroeder, Esq., Akerman LLP.

Michael Berman is a Senior Principal Engineer based in Washington, D.C. with more than 25 years of experience focused on assessing, modeling, and quantifying the nature, extent, and cost of environmental liabilities to support his clients’ business decisions.

This conference will focus on key considerations in connection with PFAS environmental risk analysis, climate change adaptation and coverage issues, evolving strategies for vapor intrusion, COVID-19 and business interruption, and other issues relevant to this everyday workload.

Perrin Conferences sets the standard in professional litigation education and networking. They provide acclaimed, neutral forums showcasing thought leaders from all perspectives within the legal industry, including Plaintiff and Defense attorneys, in-house counsel, insurance professionals, consultants, experts, and judges. Their goal is to educate, advocate, debate, and advance discourse in a balanced atmosphere of learning, networking, and sharing.


This presentation will provide an overview of reported estimates of different aspects of PFAS legal and environmental cleanup cost risk—including those associated with drinking water treatment, private-party litigation, site cleanup, and natural resource damage assessment. It will also provide an overview of a novel framework for estimating the cost of treating PFAS in nationwide U.S. public drinking water sources and an assessment of trends in PFAS-related litigation.

  • This information can be helpful to underwriters and claims adjusters with their pressing need to quantify PFAS-related liabilities.

More Information

About the event: https://www.perrinconferences.com/conferences/environmental-risk-litigation-conference-virtual/
About Perrin Conferences: https://www.perrinconferences.com/
For consultation regarding risk and cost assessment, contact Michael at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Learn more about Michael: https://www.geosyntec.com/people/michael-berman