Anthony Randazzo has defended clients in a variety environmental and toxic tort cases, ranging from leaking underground storage tank cases to air pollution cases. He has also defended environmental clients in mass tort and class action lawsuits involving several hundred plaintiffs. Mr. Randazzo’s knowledge of environmental law has enabled him to successfully represent clients in these actions.
One of Mr. Randazzo’s major environmental cases involved working with Senior Partner, Bruce Truex, to defend an action entitled Penn v BP North America, et al. In that case, Plaintiffs alleged that BP owned and operated leaking underground storage tanks, which purportedly caused more than $20,000,000.00 in damages to Plaintiffs’ business. However, after focused discovery was performed, Mr. Randazzo successfully argued a Motion for Summary Judgment, which dismissed all claims against BP with prejudice.
Mr. Randazzo earned his B.A. from Oakland University in 2001, majoring in Political Science and minoring in Psychology. Mr. Randazzo earned his J.D. from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law in 2005 (cum laude). He has been admitted to the Michigan Bar since May 2005 and is currently admitted to practice in the United States District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan. Additionally, Mr. Randazzo has been admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He has been with Secrest, Wardle, Lynch, Hampton, Truex, and Morley since 2006. In 2009, Mr. Randazzo was made a Partner, and was made an Executive Partner in 2015.
Mr. Randazzo is an active member of the State Bar of Michigan and has been selected to the 2011, 2013, and 2014 Super Lawyers' Michigan Rising Stars lists, has received an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, and has been named to the list of "2013 Up & Coming Lawyers" by Michigan Lawyers Weekly.