D. Marsh Prause

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Marsh Prause is involved in the nationwide coordination of PCB litigation for Solutia, Inc. and his litigation experience includes the defense of a variety of claims brought by companies, individuals, and classes of individuals alleging personal injuries and/or property damage related to chemical substances.  He also has experience defending private cost recovery actions under CERCLA and citizen suits under RCRA and the Clean Water Act.  Mr. Prause's work routinely involves novel legal theories, emerging toxic tort issues, and related scientific concepts, including contaminant fate and transport modeling, medical monitoring, toxicological and epidemiological evidence of causation, and stigma damages.


  • J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law, 1993
  • B.S.E., Princeton University, 1990


  • North Carolina, 1993

Academic Honors

  • Articles Editor, Wake Forest Law Review
  • Moot Court Board, Wake Forest University

Professional Memberships

  • North Carolina Bar Association, Environmental Section
  • American Bar Association, Section on Natural Resources, Energy, and Environmental Law
  • Defense Research Institute


  • "Bush Replaces Stick With Carrot In Environmental Enforcement Policy" – The Business Journal, June 15, 2001
  • Co-Author, "2000-2001 Federal Environmental Law Update" – May 2, 2001
  • "EPA's Revised Audit Policy" – July 10, 2000
  • "State Laws Offering Protections for Companies that Conduct Voluntary Environmental Audits" – October 15, 1997
  • "EPA's and the Department of Justice's Policies on Environmental Audits" – July 9, 1997