This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Jan Schlichtmann - This person is a flamboyant, somewhat egotistical, personal injury lawyer, who represents the plaintiffs in the Woburn case.
Jerome Facher - This person is the chairman of the litigation department of Hale and Dorr, a prestigious law firm in Boston, which represents Beatrice Foods in the Woburn case.
William Cheeseman - This person is a senior partner with Foley, Hoag, and Eliot, who represent W. R. Grace in the Woburn case.
John J. Riley - This person is the operations manager of a tannery, a subsidiary of Beatrice Foods, which...
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