Joan Radovich is of counsel at Eimer Stahl LLP and primarily represents clients in environmental, products liability, and toxic torts litigation. She also has experience with complex commercial litigation. Before joining Eimer Stahl, Joan was an associate at Sidley Austin LLP in Chicago. In addition to litigating cases at Sidley, she also counseled clients on a range of environmental regulatory matters.
Joan has an active pro bono practice, and she volunteers with Housing Forward and the Greater Chicago Food Depository.
- MTBE Products Liability Litigation – state and federal actions brought by State attorneys general asserting claims for statewide environmental remediation costs and natural resource damages due to alleged contamination of groundwater by Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether ("MTBE"), a blending component formerly used in gasoline.
- Clean Air Act Appeal – challenge of erroneous jury instructions regarding oil-water separator regulation led to reversal of convictions by Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
- Fox River PCB Litigation – Superfund action in Wisconsin to allocate liability for the largest environmental dredging project ever proposed in the United States.
- Chlorinated Solvents Litigation – multi-defendant federal class action and individual suits alleging property damage and personal injury in connection with groundwater contamination from an industrial park in suburban Chicago.
- Egg Antitrust Litigation – indirect putative class action antitrust lawsuit regarding alleged supply restriction in the eggs industry.
- Indemnity Arbitration – arbitration relating to buyer/seller contract disputes over Clean Air Act compliance at a can manufacturing facility in Alabama.
J.D., University of Chicago Law School, 1997
- with honors
Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism
- undergraduate degree with distinction
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois