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Gerry Caron

Adjunct Professor


Gerry Caron received his B.A. from Boston College in 1984 before earning his J.D. from Boston College Law School in 1988. He currently serves as Chief Counsel SH&E at Cabot Corporation. Prior to working for the Cabot Corporation, Caron was an associate at Goodwin Proctor LLP from 1989-1997 and a partner from 1997-1998. He also worked as a judicial law clerk at the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts from 1988-1989 before starting at Goodwin.


  • Environmental Law Institute, Active on In House Counsel Committee
  • ABA Section on Natural Resources, Energy and the Environment, Member and Past Vice Chair of Programs for In House Counsel Committee
  • Boston Bar Association and Association of Corporate Counsel, Member

Recent Book Chapters

Co-author of ABA Handbook entitled Environmental Aspects of Real Estate and Commercial Transactions: Acquisition, Development and Liability Management (5 editions) (Chapter on “Structuring the Transaction to Allocate Environmental Liability”)

Recent Articles

What the Theranos, Boeing, and Volkswagen Compliance Lapses Have in Common, ACC Docket (Mar. 3, 2022).

Why AI Can’t Replace Humans in Environmental Compliance (Law 360, June 8, 2021)

Beware Sunny Days: Lessons from BP’s 2005 Texas Blast  (Law 360, April 16, 2021)

Multidisciplinary Teams Contribute to Healthy Compliance Cultures (Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Docket, March 29, 2021) available at https://www.accdocket.com/multidisciplinary-teams-contribute-healthy-compliance-cultures