Robert L. Quinn, born Quincy, Massachusetts, April 29,
1951; admitted to bar, 1981, Massachusetts; 1982, U.S. District
Court, District of Massachusetts; U.S. Court of Appeals, First
Education: Quincy Junior College (A.A., 1971);
University of Louvain, Belgium (B. A., 1973); University of
Mexico, Mexico (1974-1977); Boston University (J.D., 1981; M.P.H.,
Environmental Health, 1982). Staff, 1980 and Editor, 1981, Boston
University Law Review. Author: Article, "Partial Closings: The
Scope of an Employer's Duty to Bargain," 61 B.U.L.R. 735, 1981;
Paper, "Emergency Relief and Toxic Tort Reform for Victims of
Exposure to Hazardous Materials," American Public Health
Association Convention, 1987.
Member: Boston (Member, Environmental Law Section), Hampden
County, Hampshire County and Massachusetts (Member,
Environmental/Land Use Committee) Bar Associations; Massachusetts
and American Public Health Associations. Associate Attorney,
Gaston Snow & Ely Bartlett, 1981-1986. Deputy General Counsel,
Massachusetts Department of Public Health, 1986-1991. Special
Legislative Commission on Liability for Releases of Oil and
Hazardous Materials, 1986-1988. Massachusetts Attorney General's
Lead Poisoning Task Force, 1991-1992. Adjunct Faculty Member:
Environmental Law, Western New England College School of Law,
1992-1994; Health Law, University of Massachusetts School of
Public Health and Health Services, 1998-1999.
Languages: Spanish and French.
Practice Areas: Environmental Law; Civil Litigation; Personal
Injury; Employment Discrimination.