Speaker profile

W. Caffey Norman

W. Caffey Norman

Senior Partner, Squire Patton Boggs

W. Caffey Norman’s environmental practice focuses on the regulation of hazardous chemicals by the Environmental Protection Agency, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Consumer Product Safety Commission, and various state regulatory agencies. He has been particularly active in the subject areas of toxic substances, stratospheric ozone depletion, and global warming. For many years he has developed and successfully implemented strategies to defend products targeted for phase out or use  reduction. He has participated in EPA rulemakings to regulate hazardous substances under all the environmental statutes and has initiated legislative and judicial review of a number of EPA regulations.

With regard to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), Mr. Norman represents four of the first ten substances for which EPA has proposed risk management rules. He also represented manufacturers of methylene chloride in litigation in the Second and Ninth Circuits challenging the first product ban and first risk evaluation following the 2016 
amendment of TSCA.