National trial counsel for a large U.S. manufacturer of household fixtures; have represented the company in numerous wrongful death and brain injury suits.
Overturned on appeal, before a state supreme court, a jury verdict of $150,000,000.
Won a motion to defeat creation of a multi-district litigation (MDL) case; argued before the Joint Panel on Multi-District Litigation (JPML).
Tried an employment class action lawsuit in federal court on behalf of 40+ plaintiffs; defendants asked to settle case during trial.
Obtained summary judgment in a wrongful death case, seeking eight figures in damages, for a Fortune 500 client.
Regulatory counsel for clients involved in proceedings before the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) concerning safety standards, ongoing and completed recalls, and accident investigations.
Obtained a directed verdict during trial from a federal district court on a Daubert motion; appellants dismissed their case after oral argument in the Eleventh Circuit.
Served as national counsel for a client sued in more than 300 cases, many alleging wrongful death, following the company’s recall of more than a dozen of its products. Resolved the entire docket of cases in less than two years through “no pay” dismissals, motions practice, and the remainder were resolved at values acceptable to the client.
Represented a pharmaceutical client in a suit brought by the state of Alabama, alleging fraud in Medicaid-related drug prices. The Supreme Court of Alabama found for the manufacturer on all counts.
Served as national coordinating counsel for two Fortune 100 companies jointly defending more than 55,000 asbestos claims; also served those clients both as national motions counsel and as trial counsel.