September 05, 2017
Matt Pawa will co-lead Hagens Berman’s environmental practice group with Managing Partner Steve Berman. Attorneys Ben Krass and Wes Kelman will join Pawa on the Hagens Berman environmental team. All three attorneys will remain at their current office in Boston.
October 02, 2015
The Pawa Law Group is pleased to announce that today the New Hampshire Supreme Court issued a decision affirming a $236 million verdict against ExxonMobil for contaminating the state's groundwater with the gasoline additive MTBE.
September 08, 2014
The Pawa Law Group, P.C. is pleased to announce that the Bristol County District Attorney today dismissed all criminal charges against Jay O'Hara and Ken Ward arising from the Lobster Boat Blockade
June 05, 2014
Pawa Law Group, P.C. is pleased to announce that the State of Vermont, assisted by the Pawa Law Group and two other national firms, filed suit today against oil companies that used the chemical MTBE in their gasoline. The suit names over twenty oil company defendants, including ExxonMobil, Shell, Sunoco, Citgo, BP, Chevron and Irving Oil, as responsible for contamination of Vermont's groundwater with MTBE.
January 21, 2014
Recognized for his exceptional success in 2013, Pawa is featured in the January 20 2014 issue in a Q&A piece in which he discusses the epic battle between the State of New Hampshire and America's major oil companies that resulted in $136 million in settlements and a $236 million jury verdict against ExxonMobil in April, 2013.
April 09, 2013
The Pawa Law Group is pleased to announce that it has obtained a $236 million verdict for the State of New Hampshire in a case against ExxonMobil. PLG filed the lawsuit in 2003 on behalf of the State against oil companies that added the chemical MTBE to their gasoline.
March 18, 2013
The Pawa Law Group today filed a ground-breaking products liability case in California Superior Court on behalf of a three-year old boy who was badly burned by a CupSoup that tipped over and spilled it's scalding hot contents on him in 2012. The case was featured today on the nationwide news program CBS This Morning
January 11, 2011
The Pawa Firm is pleased to announce that the New Hampshire Supreme Court has held that the State has proper “parens patriae” standing to seek monetary damages for contamination of privately owned wells throughout the State in its case against oil companies that added the chemical MTBE to gasoline.
May 01, 2010
The coming tide of transnational climate lawsuits.
February 03, 2010
Matt Pawa appeared in Boston Municipal Court to represent, pro bono, global warming protestors who slept out on the Boston Commons to call attention to global warming.
January 26, 2010
New York Times
Tiny Kivalina, Alaska, does not have a hotel, a restaurant or a movie theater. But it has a very big lawsuit that might affect the way the nation deals with climate change
December 17, 2009
New York Times
A definitive step toward providing legal remedies for the effects of climate change could occur before either an international treaty or legislative accord can be reached, according to attorneys tracking the issue in the courts.