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On a recent rainy February afternoon, Peter Sacripanti, partner-in-charge of McDermott Will & Emery’s New York office, climbed into an aluminum trailer parked on the remains of an oil refinery in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The trailer sits across the road from the East Coast’s biggest sewage treatment plant and atop the nation’s largest known standing pool of oil. Weeks earlier, the New York attorney general had announced the latest in a long string of lawsuits over the toxins. But Sacripanti, looking relaxed in an apple-green sweater, was hardly perturbed by his noxious surroundings.

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