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Mass Tort

Represented manufacturer and packager of birth control pills against tort, breach of warranty, consumer fraud, and false advertising claims in 13 lawsuits and a mass action with 113 plaintiffs over the course of 6 years after nationwide recall of over 3 million pill packets, including defeating attempts to certify class actions and multi-district litigation and prevailing on summary judgment in courts throughout the country

Lead trial counsel in United States and 3 foreign countries in class action litigation relating to 5 million laptop computers, including defense of 28 U.S. class actions (consolidated into an MDL)
Regularly defend claims involving exposure to asbestos, benzene, dioxins and furans, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), and talc, among other substances, including conducting expert depositions across various scientific disciplines, including disease causation, epidemiology, exposure assessment, industrial hygiene, pathological diagnosis, pulmonary function, and toxicology

Defended multi-national corporation in its first asbestos exposure claim in the United States and achieved summary judgment, after many months of contentious litigation, based on Texas' innocent seller statute

Oversee United States and United Kingdom-based personal injury litigation for Chinese state-owned enterprise and implement training and risk management programs for engineers and salespeople
Serves as national counsel for equipment manufacturers with thousands of asbestos-related claims pending throughout the United States, not only handling the day-to-day litigation of these claims but also coordinating expert and trial defense strategies

Represent manufacturer of centrifuges and separator equipment, providing assistance with post-trial motions and advising on various appellate issues in asbestos-related litigation as well as providing ongoing counseling and comprehensive risk assessment associated with various product lines 

Serves as national coordinating counsel for industrial premises owners facing asbestos claims pending in multiple jurisdictions
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