Regulatory counsel for clients involved in proceedings before the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) concerning safety standards, ongoing and completed recalls, and accident investigations.
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.
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.
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.
Obtained summary judgment in a wrongful death case, seeking eight figures in damages, for a Fortune 500 client.
Won a motion to defeat creation of a multi-district litigation (MDL) case; argued before the Joint Panel on Multi-District Litigation (JPML).
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.