Marc Shapp practices in the Environmental Law, Litigation and Insurance Coverage practice areas.
Mr. Shapp’s litigation experience includes preparation of complex matters for trial. His practice includes drafting pre-trial motions and pleadings, drafting discovery requests and responses, working with government agencies for production and certification of records, preparation of expert witnesses for deposition and trial testimony, and deposing adverse expert and fact witnesses. Mr. Shapp has also participated in the preparation of arguments before various federal and state courts of appeal.
Mr. Shapp has counseled a variety of industrial clients in complex environmental contamination and remediation matters. His experience includes evaluation of potential liabilities and counseling clients on regulatory compliance matters. Recently, Mr. Shapp represented AmeriPride Services Inc. in CERCLA cost-recovery litigation, including active participation in the trial in federal court that resulted in a multi-million dollar judgment for the client. He also represented the Menasha Corporation in preparation for the recent trial before the Eastern District of Wisconsin concerning remediation of the Lower Fox River, one of the nation’s largest contaminated sediment sites. Mr. Shapp worked closely with the client’s expert witness to develop persuasive arguments that were adopted by the court.
Prior to joining Hunsucker Goodstein, Mr. Shapp worked for the international law firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP in its Philadelphia, Pennsylvania office, and was a law clerk to the Honorable Michael M. Baylson of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. While attending New York University School of Law, Mr. Shapp was a Senior Staff Editor of the NYU Environmental Law Journal, and an Executive Board member and the Training Director of the NYU Mediation Organization. Before law school, Mr. Shapp worked for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
Juris Doctor 2006, New York University Law School, New York, NY
Bachelor of Science, Geophysical Sciences, 2001, Dean’s List 2001, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Speeches & Publications
Federal Courts Refuse to Apply the Collateral Source Rule in Superfund Cases, Philip C. Hunsucker and Marc A. Shapp, New England Law, Environmental Law Society Newsletter, Spring 2013
California's AB 440 Gives Local Authorities the Tools to Tackle Brownfields, Marc A. Shapp, Spring 2014