In 2011 through 2012, The Reynolds Group’s President, Ed Reynolds, was engaged in the matter of “S. Berry Johnson, et al., vs. Prime Tanning Corp., et al, Case No. 09BU-CV06421” for the law firms of Wagstaff & Cartmell and Girardi & Keese. Mr. Reynolds provided two expert opinions: the cost to cure chromium impacted farmland, and the relative cost to cure related to the value of their farmland. Mr. Reynolds provided expert consulting services, preparation and pre-trial deposition services. Mr. Reynolds worked with Counsel Tom Wagstaff and began pre-trial preparation for trial in Circuit Court of Buchanan County, Missouri. However, the engagement was terminated when a confidential settlement agreement was reached.