Senior Associate

Patrick J. Lanciotti

Patrick Lanciotti works in the environmental litigation and toxic tort department of the firm.

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It is rewarding to be part of a law firm that provides its clients with the creative and comprehensive representation necessary to navigate the complex environmental regulations associated with personal injuries in toxic tort litigation.

Patrick Lanciotti Environmental Attorney

Patrick J. Lanciotti works in the environmental litigation and toxic tort department of Napoli Shkolnik, where his practice focuses primarily on environmental class actions and mass tort litigations. Mr. Lanciotti currently represents individuals injured by the Flint Water Crisis, In re: Flint Water Litigation, one of the largest contaminated water litigations in the country. Other cases include representing individuals and municipalities injured as a result of exposure to Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the following matters: Westhampton, New York, Hoosick Falls, New York, Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Yaphank, New York. Finally, Mr. Lanciotti represents thousands  of children with elevated levels of lead in their blood as a result of long-term exposure to lead smelting operations in La Oroya, Peru.

During his time at Pace Law School, Patrick served as a law clerk to the Regional Attorney at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Region 2. In addition, he served as a legal intern at the Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic, where he assisted Riverkeeper in bringing federal and state lawsuits to protect the Hudson River and the watersheds that provide New York City’s drinking water. Patrick also served as the Articles Editor of Pace Environmental Law Review.

Patrick Lanciotti Appears On KAMC ABC

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey

Awards and Honors

Professional affiliations

  • American Association of Justice (AAJ), PFC Water Contamination Group
  • New York City Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Speaking Engagements

  • Panelist, “Paths to Legal Accountability for Lead Poisoning”, CUNY School of Law, May 26, 2021
  • Featured Presenter, “Lead in Water: The Flint Water Crisis”, New York University Law School February 23, 2021
  • Speaker, “Emerging Contaminants and the Impact on Our Communities”, Hauppauge Industrial Association of Long Island (HIA-LI), November 13, 2018
  • Speaker, “What are Aqueous Film-Forming Foams and Who Makes Them?”, HarrisMartin’s Water Contamination Litigation Conference, 2018

Media Appearances

Flint Water Settlement Claims Process Begins, ABC-12 Flint (January 13, 2022)

Claims process began Wednesday for those affected by the Flint water crisis, ABC-12 Flint (January 13, 2022)

Judges Blast Atty For Flint Client Solicitation Efforts, Law360 (February 18, 2021)

Why A Judge Put The Breaks On Flint Atty’s Opt-Out Mailings, Law360 Pulse (February 12, 2021)

Judge Blocks ‘Improper’ Communications In Flint Lead Case, Law360 (February 8, 2021)

Lawsuit filed for Reese Center area residents is among hundreds for firefighting foam contamination, KCBD-11 NBC Affiliate (January 28, 2021)

Class Action Lawsuit Filed for Lubbock Over Contaminated Wells, FKYO News Talk Radio (January 27, 2021)

Class action lawsuit filed for Lubbock residents because of contaminated water wells, KAMC ABC Affiliate (January 27, 2021)

Forever Chemicals Class Action Lawsuit filed on Behalf of Texas Community, Law.com (January 26, 2021)

Tyco Fire Products Settles PFAS Chemical Lawsuit, Lexology (January 19, 2021)

Critical Mass: Foam First, Law.com Special Report Litigation: Editor’s Picks (January 13, 2021)

Firefighting Foam Maker Pays $17.5M In First MDL Settlement, Law360 (January 7, 2021)

Peshtigo Residents Reach $17.5M Settlement Over PFAS Contamination, Spectrum News 1 (January 7, 2021)

Johnson Controls to pay Peshtigo residents $17.5M to settle PFAS Lawsuit, Wisconsin State Journal (January 7, 2021)

Tyco reaches $17.5M settlement with Town of Peshtigo residents over PFAS, Fox-11 News (January 7, 2021)

Tyco Fire Products settles class action lawsuit with over 270 households in Peshtigo, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (January 7, 2021)

Milestone Class Settlement in Principle Announced of Case in the AFFF MDL Litigation, The Salamanca Press (January 7, 2021)

Pease group files suit against PFAS manufacturers, fosters.com (May 30, 2019)

Water contamination puts New Mexico dairy farmer out of business, KRQE (February 25, 2019)

Air Force pollution forces New Mexico dairy to euthanize 4,000 cows, Wisconsin State Farmer, Part of the USA Today Network (February 24, 2019)

‘This has poisoned everything’ – pollution casts shadow over New Mexico’s booming dairy industry, The Guardian (February 20, 2019)

Groundwater contamination devastates a New Mexico dairy – and threatens public health, NM Political Report (February 19, 2019)

PFAS Groundwater Contamination Threatens New Mexico Dairies, Water Quality Products (WOP) (February 19, 2019)

Ohio city seeks damages from 3M, others over alleged water well contamination, Legal NewsLine (October 12, 2018)

Hill Harper Leads Meeting on Water Contamination, Hudson Valley Press Newspaper (June 27, 2018)

Flint man who sued state sounds off about high level of lead in home’s water, ABC-12 (April 17, 2018)

DEC To Investigate Source Of Chemicals That Contaminated Westhampton Wells, 27east.com (August 30, 2017)

Court Appointments

*Results May Vary Depending On Your Particular Facts and Legal Circumstances*

$600 Million Settlement in the Flint Water Litigation 
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, as co-liaison and negotiating counsel in the Flint Water Litigation, along with interim class counsel and representatives of the State of Michigan Attorney General’s office, reached a landmark wide- reaching $600 million settlement with the State of Michigan, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (now the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy), City of Flint, former Governor Richard Snyder, Governor Gretchen Whitmer, and several other State and City employees in the Flint Water Crisis Litigation on behalf of the citizens of Flint, Michigan.

Representative Cases and Settlements of Note

*Results May Vary Depending On Your Particular Facts and Legal Circumstances*

$600 Million Settlement in the Flint Water Litigation 
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, as co-liaison and negotiating counsel in the Flint Water Litigation, along with interim class counsel and representatives of the State of Michigan Attorney General’s office, reached a landmark wide- reaching $600 million settlement with the State of Michigan, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (now the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy), City of Flint, former Governor Richard Snyder, Governor Gretchen Whitmer, and several other State and City employees in the Flint Water Crisis Litigation on behalf of the citizens of Flint, Michigan.

Other Experience

  • Napoli Bern Ripka Shkolnik LLP

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