Renée C. Floyd

Associate

Los Angeles
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Overview

Renée Floyd has a developing practice in the area of environmental litigation. She has extensive experience in the discovery and trial preparation phases of litigation and has advised clients on various issues in the context of environmental law. 

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  • Engaged in fact development, discovery and trial preparation phases of CERCLA allocation litigation involving more than $100 million in costs, including the assembly, review and analysis of historic records related to multiple source sites, developing training materials and managing a document review team, working with experts, responding to and propounding discovery requests, preparing trial briefs, and conducting legal research related to landfill regulations.  
  • In CERCLA cost recovery case involving a former industrial facility, responsible for developing a litigation plan, gathering and assembling documents and ESI for document production, developing training materials and managing a document review team, responding to and propounding discovery requests, developing witness lists, working with experts, and conducting legal research related to discovery issues and environmental regulations.  
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Experience

  • Engaged in fact development, discovery and trial preparation phases of CERCLA allocation litigation involving more than $100 million in costs, including the assembly, review and analysis of historic records related to multiple source sites, developing training materials and managing a document review team, working with experts, responding to and propounding discovery requests, preparing trial briefs, and conducting legal research related to landfill regulations.  
  • In CERCLA cost recovery case involving a former industrial facility, responsible for developing a litigation plan, gathering and assembling documents and ESI for document production, developing training materials and managing a document review team, responding to and propounding discovery requests, developing witness lists, working with experts, and conducting legal research related to discovery issues and environmental regulations.  
  • Developed evidence supporting de minimis liability submission at large multiparty sediment remediation site.
  • Advised clients on compliance with Proposition 65 and other California environmental regulatory issues. 
  • Analyzed document preservation requirements for environmental liabilities and developed related notices and compliance procedures. 
  • Advised clients on potential liability issues and closure requirements related to the sale and remediation of industrial facilities.
  • Managed large-scale manifest review to challenge multiple clients’ interim allocations at large landfill site.
  • Assisted in the discovery and trial phases of complex commercial litigation pertaining to intellectual property infringement, unfair competition and theft of trade secrets.

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Admissions

  • California

Education

  • J.D., University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, 2008; Dean's Merit Scholar; UCLA Entertainment Law Review, Senior Articles Editor; Deposition Clinic
  • B.A., Economics and Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley, 2004, cum laude