Tom Santoro’s practice focuses primarily on environmental litigation, enforcement matters, and regulatory compliance.
Mr. Santoro has experience practicing under several environmental statutes, including the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), and Clean Air Act (CAA). Mr. Santoro has also represented BP as part of a team of attorneys in litigation arising from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Mr. Santoro graduated from Cornell Law School in 2014, cum laude, with a concentration in Business Law and Regulation. He served as an Articles Editor on the Cornell Law Review and as an Associate on the Legal Information Institute Supreme Court Bulletin. Mr. Santoro was also a Charles Evans Hughes Scholar and the recipient of the Dean’s Scholarship Award and Kasowitz Prize for Excellence in Legal Writing and Oral Advocacy.
Prior to law school, Mr. Santoro worked for two years as an environmental consultant. He graduated cum laude and with distinction from Yale University in 2009, where he received a BA in Environmental Studies.
- JD, Cornell Law School, 2014, cum laude
- BA, Yale University, 2009, cum laude, with distinction
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- New York