Robert W. Everett
Of Counsel
(419) 354-0224
Office: Columbus
J.D. Capital University
B.S. The Ohio State University
Licensure: KY | OH
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Robert Everett focuses his practice in environmental law with substantial experience in process safety management, health and safety.  He is the former Environmental, Health and Safety Counsel for Marathon Petroleum Company, where he provided legal counseling for process safety management, risk management planning, safety and health covering seven oil refineries as well as, transportation, storage and marketing business units.  His responsibilities included standards setting, regulatory inspection preparation, management and resolution, incident investigations and auditing, capital project planning, legal training, interpretive work to convert complex legal requirements into actionable items for asset operations and bill or proposed rule review, comment and advocacy.

Work Experience

2014 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2002-2014 Environmental, Health and Safety Counsel, Marathon Petroleum Company
1996-2002 Refinery Environmental, Health, and Safety Manager, Marathon-Ashland Petroleum
1990-1996 Environment, Health and Safety Counsel, Ashland Petroleum
1987-1990 Environmental Consultant and Senior Civil Engineer, Law Environmental

Memberships & Awards

Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution, Hamline University Law School, Dispute Resolution Institute, 2010
Medal of Honor, Advancing Process Safety, American Petroleum Institute/American Fuel Petrochemical Manufacturers
Chairman's Award, Ashland Petroleum