July 12, 2024

Lynn L. Bergeson Earns Highest Ranking in Chambers USA 2024

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) is pleased to announce that Managing Partner Lynn L. Bergeson has been awarded the highest rank attainable, Band 1, in Chambers USA Guide 2024. This is Ms. Bergeson’s 20th year earning top marks from Chambers USA as one of the best lawyers in America. Chambers quotes clients as saying Ms. Bergeson is “the best chemical lawyer on the planet,” “Lynn is exceptionally sought after, yet she never fails to return my calls or...
July 9, 2024

Lynn L. Bergeson Quoted in Bloomberg Law Article “Supreme Court Rulings Boost Odds to Win Chemical Rule Challenges”

On July 9, 2024, comments by Lynn L. Bergeson were featured in Bloomberg Law’s article on the Supreme Court’s decision in Loper Bright Enters. v. Raimondo, overturning the 40-year-old Chevron doctrine. Post-Chevron litigation will be interesting, said Lynn Bergeson, managing partner for Bergeson & Campbell PC, which helps companies navigate chemical regulations. “Challengers have a higher potential success on the merits of their arguments.” “We might get favorable...
July 3, 2024

Lynn L. Bergeson Quoted in Chemical Watch Article “US Supreme Court curtails regulatory powers of agencies like the EPA”

On July 3, 2024, comments by Lynn L. Bergeson were featured in Chemical Watch’s article on the US Supreme Court’s decision to overturn a 40-year-old legal precedent that directed courts to defer to reasonable agency interpretations of the law, throwing into question the authority of agencies like the EPA to craft and defend certain regulations. “This may be a case of be careful what you wish for,” said Lynn Bergeson, managing partner at Bergeson & Campbell....
May 29, 2024

Lynn L. Bergeson Quoted in Bloomberg Law Article “EPA Chemical Rulemaking Complicated by Challenge to Agency Power”

On May 28, 2024, comments by Lynn L. Bergeson were featured in Bloomberg Law’s article on legal challenges to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) interpretation of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). See – https://news.bloomberglaw.com/environment-and-energy/epa-chemical-rulemaking-complicated-by-challenge-to-agency-power (subscription required)...
May 6, 2024

Lynn L. Bergeson Quoted in Chemical Watch Article “Publication of TSCA risk evaluation rule starts clock for parties to file legal challenge”

On May 3, 2024, comments by Lynn L. Bergeson were featured in Chemical Watch’s article on possible legal challenges to updated TSCA risk evaluation procedures. See – https://product.enhesa.com/1074319/publication-of-tsca-risk-evaluation-rule-starts-clock-for-parties-to-file-legal-challenge (subscription required)...
May 1, 2024

Lynn L. Bergeson Quoted in Chemical Processing Article “EPA Finalizes Methylene Chloride Ban”

On April 30, 2024, comments by Lynn L. Bergeson were featured in Chemical Processing’s article on a recent Methylene Chloride ban. The public-comment period on the proposed ruling appears to have influenced the EPA’s decision to allow some uses of methylene chloride, including plastics and rubber manufacturing, said CP regulatory columnist Lynn Bergeson, a managing partner with Bergeson & Campbell P.C.  “The submitted monitoring data demonstrated for...
April 26, 2024

Julianne M. Ogden Joins B&C Consortia Management

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C) and B&C® Consortia Management, L.L.C. (BCCM) are pleased to announce that Julianne M. Ogden has joined our firms as a Consortium Manager. Prior to joining BCCM, Ms. Ogden was Associate Director, Chemical Products & Technology, at the American Chemistry Council. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Public Health from the University of Maryland, College Park. Ms. Ogden has a proven record of success assisting chemical stakeholder groups to address...
March 5, 2024

Karin F. Baron, MSPH Elected as Secretary/Treasurer of the Society for Chemical Hazard Communication

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and The Acta Group (Acta®) are pleased to announce that Karin F. Baron, MSPH, Director of Hazard Communication and International Registration Strategy, has been elected to serve as an Officer of the Society for Chemical Hazard Communication (SCHC) and will serve as its Secretary/Treasurer. Ms. Baron has been a member of SCHC for 20 years and an active board member since 2022. She currently serves as the board liaison to...
February 29, 2024

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C., and The Acta Group Announce Appointment of Mark J. Washko as Senior Government Affairs Advisor, and Alexander E. Howard and Michelle C. Mims to Science Team Positions

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and The Acta Group (Acta®) are pleased to announce the appointment of several professionals to key roles at our firms. Mark J. Washko has joined our firms as Senior Government Affairs Advisor.  Mr. Washko has guided policy advocacy and government affairs for more than 30 years for global Fortune 500 companies, trade associations, law firms, and on Capitol Hill.  Most recently, Mr. Washko was Head of Federal Government Affairs at...
February 22, 2024

Lynn L. Bergeson and Richard E. Engler, Ph.D. Quoted in Chemical Watch Article “TSCA new chemical submissions could surge ahead of fees hike”

On February 21, 2024, comments by Lynn L. Bergeson and Richard E. Engler, Ph.D. were featured in Chemical Watch’s article on a recently published update to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) fees rule. Richard Engler, director of chemistry with law firm Bergeson & Campbell, said he expects a surge, but is uncertain if there will be an overall increase in submissions or just an accelerated timeline for companies looking to get their notices in before the fee increase. The former...