Practice

Over the past three decades, Carroll & Weiss lawyers have represented some of the most recognized names in American business.  For many of these companies, our work was not a single case,  but instead a long representation with significant responsibilities.  As “go to” lawyers, we have worked in a variety of substantive legal areas and have served our clients in numerous national trial counsel and national coordinating counsel roles.  Our litigation and trial expertise is broad and deep:

Areas in which We Specialize

■  Product Liability, Personal Injury, and Negligence Law

■  Trials and Appeals

■  Environmental Torts

■  Regulatory Practice before both CPSC and NHTSA

■  Commercial Litigation

■  Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product Doctrine Advice

■  Privacy Litigation

Significant Roles and Responsibilities

■  National trial counsel for an American manufacturer of consumer products named in product liability death and brain injury cases. (2010-present)

■  National trial and coordinating counsel for one of the largest makers and distributors of medical devices in the U.S. (2003-present)

■  National counsel for two trade organizations involved in wrongful death lawsuits and regulatory proceedings before the CPSC. (2002-present)

■  National counsel for an organization involved in class, mass and individual actions alleging they were involved in a conspiracy regarding allegedly cancer-causing products. (2001-present)

■  National trial team for pharmaceutical company in product liability cases involving its premier medication. (2009-2011)

■  National asbestos trial counsel for Fortune 500 healthcare products manufacturer. (2009-2011)

■  Trial counsel for Fortune 100 manufacturer in case with significant damages centering on allegations of discovery fraud. (2007-2011)

■  National coordinating counsel for a Fortune 100 company defending against asbestos cases. (2004-2010)

■  National coordinating counsel for a Fortune 25 company defending hundreds of marine and railroad involving alleged exposure to carcinogenic products. (2005-2009)

■  National coordinating counsel for two Fortune 50 companies defending tens of thousands of environmental torts. (2004-2009)

■  National trial and coordinating counsel for a large American manufacturer defending dozens of wrongful death cases regarding an allegedly defective part. Tried a number of cases for client.  (1995-2001)

■  Georgia trial counsel for a large energy company involved in personal injury and commercial cases.  Tried cases for client.  (1996-2000)

Partial List of Clients

■  3M

■  American National Standards Institute

■  Baxter Healthcare

■  Black & Decker

■  Bridgestone Firestone

■  CVS Caremark

■  Ford

■  General Motors

■  Georgia-Pacific

■  GlaxoSmithKline

■  Hunter Douglas

■  Isuzu

■  Newell Rubbermaid

■  Olympus

■  Purdue Pharma

■  RJ Reynolds

■  Springs Window Fashions

■  Toyota

■  Window Covering Manufacturers Association

■  Window Covering Safety Council

■  UPS