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.
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.
Obtained summary judgment in a wrongful death case, seeking eight figures in damages, for a Fortune 500 client.
Overturned on appeal, before a state supreme court, a jury verdict of $150,000,000.
Won an appeal, before a state supreme court, of a jury verdict of 130 million dollars.
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.
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.
Won a multi-week jury trial in federal court for the largest petrochemical company in the world.
Won a product liability jury trial in state court for the largest U.S. automobile manufacturer; plaintiff was seeking punitive damages.