Special (Outside) Counsel
Polychlorinated Biphenyl (“PCB”) Litigation Counsel - Solicitation for Proposals (“SFP”) No. 2021-01
Unless express statutory authority provides otherwise, all legal services for the Commonwealth and its agencies are provided by the Office of Attorney General (“Office” or “OAG”) (Virginia Code Section § 2.2-507). The Attorney General may appoint a private attorney as special counsel if he finds that it is impracticable or uneconomical for the Office to render service (§§ 2.2-507 and 510). Special, or outside, counsel may be appointed for a period of time to provide advice and assistance in a particular area of expertise, to represent a particular entity in a specific matter, or to represent the Commonwealth in a civil matter.
The OAG is soliciting proposals from law firms interested in serving as Special Counsel in affirmative environmental litigation involving polychlorinated biphenyl (“PCB”) contamination. All qualified providers of legal services are encouraged to apply.
To access the solicitation, please visit https://my.rfp360.com/public/rfp/5a12fa8d-24a1-4824-a91c-4a2f12054e1a.