National trial counsel for a large U.S. manufacturer of household fixtures; have represented the company in numerous wrongful death and brain injury suits.
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.
In a mass tort representation for a healthcare client, obtained “no pay” dismissals by motion and by negotiation of all thirteen cases pending in western Pennsylvania.
Won a motion to defeat creation of a multi-district litigation (MDL) case; argued before the Joint Panel on Multi-District Litigation (JPML).
Won a product liability jury trial in state court for the largest U.S. automobile manufacturer; plaintiff was seeking punitive damages.
Tried a multi-week wrongful death case and received from plaintiffs’ counsel — the day before closings were to begin — a stipulation of dismissal.
Won a two week-long jury trial in federal court for a Fortune 25 company; plaintiff alleged the company’s products caused cancer.
Won a multi-week jury trial in federal court for the largest petrochemical company in the world.
Overturned on appeal, before a state supreme court, a jury verdict of $150,000,000.