Robert Falk maintains a broad environmental/toxics and consumer products law-oriented practice. He has served as special counsel to a variety of businesses and trade associations, successfully counseling and defending them in litigation with respect to various environmental statutes and California's unique laws, including Proposition 65 ("Prop 65") and the unfair competition and false and misleading advertising provisions of its Business and Professions Code. Mr. Falk is also a leading expert on the Clean Water Act and California Water Code. He frequently serves as counsel to large corporations; real estate developers; healthcare organizations; and a variety of cities, counties, and special districts. His consumer products-related practice also extends beyond California's Prop 65 to matters involving the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, and California's Green Chemistry Initiative.
Mr. Falk actively promotes policies concerning environmental and consumer products law reforms, alternative dispute resolution, and the use of improved science in judicial and regulatory decision making. He frequently publishes articles on environmental and consumer products law issues and Previously co-authored the chapter on “Environmental Due Diligence in Real Property Transactions” in the West Publishing treatise Environmental Problems in Corporate Transactions.
Mr. Falk is a member of the American College of Environmental Lawyers and has chaired the American Bar Association's Standing Committee on Environmental Law. He currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Prop 65 Clearinghouse and the California Center for Law, Energy, and the Environment. His expertise in environmental and consumer product law has been recognized by Legal 500 US, Best Lawyers in America, The International Who's Who of Environment Lawyers, and SuperLawyers.