Gregory May is a partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in Boston concentrating his practice on a variety of environmental, insurance and risk management areas. He has handled actions arising under CERCLA, RCRA, FIFRA and state environmental statutes. Greg advises clients on NEPA, MEPA, environmental assessment and permitting issues. His work in this area includes representation of companies in judicial and administrative proceedings.
Greg represents clients in insurance matters involving environmental, products liability, construction, cybersecurity, advertising injury, E&O and D&O claims throughout New England. His practice includes the representation of primary, excess and specialty lines insurers. He has also counseled and represented cedents and reinsurers in reinsurance disputes involving pollution and other longtail claims.
Greg’s experience in this area runs from the preparation of opinion letters up to and through trial and arbitration. Greg has acted as national counsel for several companies involved in environmental, products liability, unfair competition and other commercial litigation. He also defends businesses in products liability and asbestos actions throughout New England.
Greg advises corporate clients on their insurance and risk management programs. He reviews clients’ general liability, builders’ risk, OCIP or CCIP wrap-up, environmental, property, intellectual property, cyber risk, and D&O insurance policies as well as their standard form indemnification and insurance procurement agreements to identify any potential gaps in coverage or contract language.
In addition, he counsels companies and government agencies on insurance and risk management issues and provides advice on the best ways to transfer risk to other parties.
- Villanova University School of Law, JD (1994)
- Boston College, BA, cum laude (1990)
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
- U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
- Defended several companies in cost recovery actions under CERCLA and Massachusetts Chapter 21E
- Represented aviation company in proceedings before town Conservation Commission and Massachusetts DEP regarding state wetlands protection act
- Defended New England-based manufacturer of latex medical devices in national products liability litigation
- Defended heating oil companies in environmental and toxic tort actions arising out of oil releases
- American Bar Association
- Massachusetts Bar Association
- Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association
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