National trial counsel for a large U.S. manufacturer of household fixtures; have represented the company in numerous wrongful death and brain injury suits.
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.
Tried a two month-long case for a medical device manufacturer which resulted in a defense verdict as to plaintiff’s claims.
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.
Won an appeal, before a state supreme court, of a jury verdict of 130 million dollars.
Overturned on appeal, before a state supreme court, a jury verdict of $150,000,000.
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.
Represented a pharmaceutical manufacturer in two birth defect cases in Philadelphia: in one, the court directed a verdict for our client; in the other, the jury’s verdict was less than the plaintiff’s actual medical costs.
Represented a manufacturer in proceedings before the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA); after eight months of submissions, NHTSA determined there was no evidence of defect and denied a recall petition.
Won a product liability jury trial in state court for the largest U.S. automobile manufacturer; plaintiff was seeking punitive damages.