Attorneys2018-08-28T21:59:27+00:00

Jamie Carroll

jcarroll@carrollweiss.com

  • A.B., Princeton University
  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania
  • Captain, U.S. Army, Airborne
  • 20 years at King & Spalding

Mike Weiss

mweiss@carrollweiss.com

  • B.A, Syracuse University
  • J.D., Emory University, Woodruff Fellow
  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution staff writer
  • 8 years at King & Spalding

Russ Wofford

rwofford@carrollweiss.com

  • A.B., Princeton University
  • J.D., University of Chicago
  • U.S Army, Infantry officer and Ranger
  • 17 years at King & Spalding and Alston & Bird

Scott Cole

scole@carrollweiss.com

  • B.A., Auburn University
  • J.D., Georgia State University
  • 5 years at Carroll & Weiss

Client Results

Obtained summary judgment in a wrongful death case, seeking eight figures in damages, for a Fortune 500 client.

Won an appeal, before a state supreme court, of a jury verdict of 130 million dollars.

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.

Won a multi-week jury trial in federal court for the largest petrochemical company in the world.

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.

Regulatory counsel for clients involved in proceedings before the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) concerning safety standards, ongoing and completed recalls, and accident investigations.

Tried an employment class action lawsuit in federal court on behalf of 40+ plaintiffs; defendants asked to settle case during trial.

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.

Tried a multi-week wrongful death case and received from plaintiffs’ counsel — the day before closings were to begin — a stipulation of dismissal.

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.