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Melissa J. Tea

Advising an international logistics company in connection with supply chain disputes arising out of COVID-19 related transportation delays
Representation of an aerospace braking system manufacturer in disputes arising under a long term supply agreement
Representation of a chemical manufacturer against misrepresentation and breach of contract claims arising under an Asset Purchase Agreement
Representation of aluminum manufacturing company in a wide variety of breach of contract and business tort claims, including supply chain disputes and claims involving customers, vendors, and contractors
Representation of global manufacturer of fiber cement products in connection with breach of warranty, product liability, and personal injury claims
Serves as national coordinating counsel for an integrated steel producer's toxic tort liabilities
Serves as national coordinating counsel for a global paint, coatings, and specialty materials manufacturer’s toxic tort liabilities
Member of the national trial team for a global manufacturer of commercial and consumer products
Representation of international rail and transportation services company in the defense of a federal court MDL putative antitrust class action involving the consolidation of 24 class actions alleging unlawful restraint of competition in the railroad services labor market
Obtained nine figure trial judgment for global manufacturer of commercial and consumer products in insurance coverage litigation relating to its asbestos bodily injury claims arising from friction materials
Representation of major aluminum manufacturer in catastrophic workplace personal injury actions in trial and appellate court proceedings
Representation of a global chemical company in obtaining insurance coverage for environmental, product, and toxic tort liabilities
Representation of large electric power holding company in obtaining insurance coverage for asbestos-related bodily injury liabilities
On an issue of first impression, obtained judgment as a matter of law on behalf of a consortium of hospitals in litigation involving application of federal sequestration laws
Representation of health care providers in disputes with insurers regarding reimbursement rates and other contractual issues
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