Successfully defended medical device manufacturer against design and manufacturing defect
claims. Obtained early dismissal of warning claim and extracted an expert admission of no
manufacturing defect claim. Drafted strong summary judgment briefs and motions to exclude, which
while pending, leveraged a favorable resolution.
Proactively manage risk for consumer product manufacturers, component part manufacturers,
distributors, and retailers by providing regulatory compliance advice concerning, among other things,
relevant product testing and certification requirements, quality control process and procedure
documentation, as well as print and online advertising, packaging, and product-related warnings.
Additionally, review and advise on consumer complaint processes and procedures to ensure
regulatory compliance and limit risk.
Successfully litigated manufacturing and design defect cases throughout the country involving
serious burn injuries, toxic brain injuries and deaths resulting from fire and toxic exposures, wherein
plaintiffs sought damages in excess of $100 million.
Obtained unanimous jury verdict for a leading manufacturer of consumer safety products in Illinois
state court wherein plaintiff sought compensatory and punitive damages and raised unique rescue
doctrine issues of the first impression in the jurisdiction.
Obtained dismissal of several product liability actions seeking compensatory and punitive damages
against medical device manufacturer, wherein plaintiffs claimed serious personal injuries, following
targeted discovery and before incurring costs of a trial.
Secured defense verdict for consumer product manufacturer in wrongful death product liability
action seeking millions in damages in rural Alabama. Diligent discovery and expert fire modeling
undermined plaintiff’s allegations defeating design defect and related claims.
Obtained summary judgment for a product manufacturer whose product was alleged to have
proximately caused five deaths. The court held that the plaintiffs failed to establish a product defect
and/or that the alleged product defect was the proximate cause of the plaintiffs’ deaths.
Represent generic pharmaceutical manufacturer in price fixing litigation pending in the Eastern
District of Pennsylvania.
Represented renowned independent concert promoter in a multimillion-dollar private antitrust action
alleging, inter alia, monopolization, attempted monopolization, and tying in violation of Sections 1
and 2 of the Sherman Act. In addition to successfully defeating summary judgment, this action has
involved the supervision of extensive and voluminous e-discovery, the handling of numerous
depositions of high-level executives and popular music artists, and a tremendous amount of fact
gathering and analysis.
Defend manufacturer and distributor of flight helmets in complex antitrust litigation pending in the
District of Delaware.
Represent healthcare transportation broker in dual antitrust proceedings pending in the Central
District of California
Outside antitrust counsel to healthcare providers providing advice and counsel on proposed joint
ventures and mergers.
Data Breach and Cybersecurity
Represent major corporations in data breach litigation. Recently obtained dismissal of data breach
lawsuit filed against major communications and entertainment company.
Obtained preliminary injunctive relief enabling enforcement of exclusive importation and distribution
agreement with the foreign defendant in federal court on behalf of a wine and spirits importer.
Successfully defended claims alleging a violation of Real Estate Seller Disclosure laws, unfair
competition, and fraud against realtor and property owner for purported failure to disclose a preexisting
condition prior to a sale of real property. Pointed discovery supported a targeted motion for
summary judgment, the filing of which led to a favorable resolution of all claims.
Secured favorable judgments resulting in precedential opinions in both State and Federal Court on
behalf of the major multi-media company on issues involving the application of the First Amendment
to the right to protest on private property.
Successfully represented offerors and bidders in connection with public procurements totaling tens
of millions of dollars, including advice and counseling as well as litigation at the administrative and
Successfully enforced non-competition, confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements on behalf of
Obtained early dismissal of USERRA claim filed by a former employee.
Successfully defended and obtained dismissal of wage and hour claims filed by former employees.