About Terry F. Quill
1988 Juris Doctor,
University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, MI
1983 M.S., Toxicology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
1977 M.S., Biology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
1976 B.S., Biology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
QUILL Law Group, LLC, Washington DC (3/2007 to Present)
- Advise clients
concerning risk assessment and risk communication.
- Advise clients
concerning product defense in public, regulatory, legal and
litigation and litigation-support counseling related to
environmental, product and health matters.
comments on science and health issues to regulatory agencies.
- Develop and
manage science and experts in product and health-related
science-based motions in litigation; develop deposition and
trial outlines related to scientific issues in litigation.
In Limine LLC,
Principal (3/2007 to Present)
toxicology, regulatory, risk assessment, risk management and
science policy counseling.
litigation-support services related to environmental, product
and health matters.
- Assist clients
in responding to agency actions.
- Focus on
developing science in litigation for purposes of bringing and
defending Daubert motions.
President for Product Defense, The Weinberg Group, Washington, DC
clients regarding development and defense of products.
clients in responding to threats to corporate image, business
included risk assessment, risk management, science policy and
regulatory advice, and litigation-support services related to
environmental, product and heath matters.
- Assessed the
toxicity and environmental fate of chemical substances.
clients concerning regulatory and political processes related to
environmental, product and health issues.
- Member of
firmís Management Committee. Responsible for marketing and
business development for the Product Defense Group. Managed the
Product Defense Group, which consisted of a number of scientific
Environmental and Administrative Law; Product Liability Litigation
Morris LLP, Washington, DC (5/2000 to 6/2005)
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., Washington, DC (10/1988 to 5/2000)
Environmental and Administrative Law
- Provided legal
counseling and litigation services concerning a variety of
environmental and regulatory issues.
clients in legal and technical matters associated with potential
human and environmental exposures to toxic substances.
clients regarding risk assessment and risk communication.
involvement in the regulatory and political processes concerning
experience in assessing the toxicity and environmental fate of
dioxins, PCBs, and endocrine disruptors.
clients on international activities concerning persistent
- Experience in
environmental and toxic tort litigation, administrative hearings
and appellate challenges to EPA rulemakings under the Resource
Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and the Safe Drinking Water
- Involved in
the development of and challenges to state water quality
standards for dioxins and toxics.
clients in matters under the Clean Water Act; the Toxic
Substances Control Act; the Comprehensive Environmental
Response, Compensation and Liability Act; the Federal
Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act; the Federal Food,
Drug, and Cosmetic Act; SDWA; and, RCRA.
Clients included a
number of pulp and paper companies, sectors of the chemical
industry, mining groups, municipal waste and hazardous waste
incinerators, and a variety of other industrial companies.
litigation services related to product liability and personal
science issues and scientific experts in litigation.
advice concerning product defense.
scientific theories for product liability and personal injury
Daubert challenges opposing adverse experts.
strategies for opposing adverse scientific positions.
dietary supplement manufacturers and sectors of the chemical and
TOXICOLOGIST (9/1983 to 5/1985)
Health Department, Mt. Clemens, MI
responsible for addressing health concerns, community relations,
citizen education and complaint response associated with potential
human exposure to toxic wastes and toxic materials.
- Developed and
administered county toxicology programs.
health and environmental risks to the public, news media,
environmental groups, health agencies and public officials.
- Worked closely
with and provided assistance to state agencies, other county and
city health departments, and fire and police departments.
- Provided toxic
spill and emergency incident response.
health advisories for a variety of chemical contaminants in air,
drinking water, surface water and soils that were associated
with landfills, industrial operations and household chemical
- Made numerous
toxicology presentations at state conferences and community
- Organized and
served as chairperson for a statewide environmental toxicology
committee consisting of representatives from local health
departments and state agencies.
LABORATORY ASSISTANT (10/1980 to 2/1981)
Atlas Foundry Co.,
focused on quality control of gray and nodular iron castings for
automotive dies, machine and prototype parts.
ASSOCIATE II (12/1979 to 9/1980)
California at Irvine, Irvine, CA
laboratory research in tumor immunology.
ASSISTANT IN IMMUNOLOGY (6/1978 to 12/1979)
University, Dept. of Immunology, Detroit, MI
laboratory research in immunochemistry.
RESEARCH/TEACHING ASSISTANT (4/1976 to 12/1977)
University, Dept. of Biology, Detroit, MI
laboratory research in molecular and developmental genetics.
biology laboratory classes and biology discussion classes.
American Bar Association Special Committee on Science and
Technology, Past Chairman
International Society of Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology,
Treasurer, Past President
Life Sciences Research Office, Vice Chairman - Board of Directors
Toxicology and Pharmacology, Editorial Board Member
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