Best Lawyers for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants in America

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  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Commercial Litigation Litigation - Construction Energy Regulatory Law Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Memphis, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Environmental Law Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Litigation - Environmental
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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Jackson, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Mobile, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Litigation - Environmental Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Litigation - Construction
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  • Location:
    Huntington, West Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Beaumont, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Jackson, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Jackson, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Baltimore, Maryland
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Practice Areas:
    Environmental Law Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Litigation - Environmental Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Edwardsville, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Memphis, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation Mediation Litigation - Securities Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Appellate Practice
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  • Location:
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Commercial Litigation Litigation - First Amendment
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  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Jackson, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - First Amendment Litigation - Labor and Employment Litigation - Securities Commercial Litigation Litigation - Real Estate Construction Law Litigation - Land Use and Zoning Litigation - Construction Employment Law - Management Bet-the-Company Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Commercial Litigation Litigation - Environmental
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  • Location:
    Memphis, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Bet-the-Company Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Jackson, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Insurance Law Litigation - Real Estate Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
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Melissa Norman Bork was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

Melissa Norman Bork

Dentons Bingham Greenebaum
  • Location:
    Louisville, Kentucky
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Commercial Litigation Education Law
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  • Location:
    San Diego, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Bet-the-Company Litigation Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Commercial Litigation Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Southfield, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Beaumont, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Baltimore, Maryland
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Omaha, Nebraska
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar Litigation - Securities Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Edwardsville, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Baltimore, Maryland
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate Litigation - Environmental Environmental Law Litigation - Land Use and Zoning Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Land Use and Zoning Law Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Louisville, Kentucky
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants Litigation - Construction
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  • Location:
    Jackson, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Commercial Litigation Insurance Law Bet-the-Company Litigation Appellate Practice
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  • Location:
    San Diego, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Employment Law - Management Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Litigation - Labor and Employment Employment Law - Individuals
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  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
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  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - ERISA Litigation - Labor and Employment Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law Bet-the-Company Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Commercial Litigation Appellate Practice Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Wilmington, Delaware
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Health Care Law Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Charleston, West Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Employment Law - Management Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Mining Law Litigation - Labor and Employment Labor Law - Management
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  • Location:
    Charleston, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Greenville, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Berwyn, Pennsylvania
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Consumer Law Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Litigation - Real Estate
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  • Location:
    Jackson, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Environmental Law Bet-the-Company Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Commercial Litigation Litigation - Banking and Finance Litigation - Environmental
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  • Location:
    Roseland, New Jersey
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
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  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Louisville, Kentucky
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Litigation - Construction Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Morristown, New Jersey
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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Jeffrey M. Croasdell was awarded 2020 "Lawyer of the Year" in Elasticsearch.PracticeArea

Jeffrey M. Croasdell

Rodey, Dickason, Sloan, Akin, & Robb P.A.
  • Location:
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Transportation Law Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Columbia, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Bet-the-Company Litigation Commercial Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Baltimore, Maryland
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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Peter W. Culley was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

Peter W. Culley

Pierce Atwood LLP
  • Location:
    Portland, Maine
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Litigation - Banking and Finance Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Commercial Litigation Litigation - Environmental Bet-the-Company Litigation
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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Railroad Law
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  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Portland, Maine
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - ERISA Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Providence, Rhode Island
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Environmental Law
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  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Insurance Law Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Texarkana, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Kansas City, Missouri
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Bet-the-Company Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Ridgeland, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Jackson, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Appellate Practice Bet-the-Company Litigation
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  • Location:
    Columbia, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Beaumont, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Litigation - Construction
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  • Location:
    Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Transportation Law Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Insurance Law
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  • Location:
    Jackson, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Food and Beverage Law FDA Law Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Cleveland, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Commercial Litigation Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
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  • Location:
    Louisville, Kentucky
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Bet-the-Company Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Insurance Law Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Appellate Practice
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  • Location:
    Manchester, New Hampshire
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Litigation - Banking and Finance
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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Insurance Law
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Donald R. Frederico was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

Donald R. Frederico

Pierce Atwood LLP
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Irvine, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Employment Law - Management Litigation - Labor and Employment
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  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Construction Construction Law Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Education Law Appellate Practice Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Litigation - Environmental Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants Bet-the-Company Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Jackson, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Bet-the-Company Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Litigation - Antitrust Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Memphis, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Securities Employment Law - Management Litigation - Banking and Finance Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Commercial Litigation Litigation - Labor and Employment Litigation - Trusts and Estates
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  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Insurance Law Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Bet-the-Company Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Bridgeport, West Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Charleston, West Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New York, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Newark, New Jersey
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Commercial Litigation Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions Litigation - Securities Litigation - Banking and Finance Litigation - Real Estate
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  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Labor and Employment Litigation - Construction Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Cleveland, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Commercial Litigation Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Edwardsville, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Charleston, West Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
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Bruce D. Hall was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

Bruce D. Hall

Rodey, Dickason, Sloan, Akin, & Robb P.A.
  • Location:
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants Appellate Practice Commercial Litigation Health Care Law Bet-the-Company Litigation Arbitration Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Mediation
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  • Location:
    Texarkana, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Litigation and Controversy - Tax Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - Antitrust Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Irvine, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Insurance Insurance Law Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Jackson, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Insurance Law
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  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - Construction Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Commercial Litigation Litigation - Intellectual Property
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  • Location:
    Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Bet-the-Company Litigation Antitrust Law Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Commercial Litigation Litigation - Antitrust
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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Bet-the-Company Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Commercial Litigation
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Robert D. Hays was awarded 2020 "Lawyer of the Year" in Elasticsearch.PracticeArea

Robert D. Hays

King & Spalding LLP
  • Location:
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Edwardsville, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Intellectual Property Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Litigation - Patent
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  • Location:
    Edwardsville, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Baltimore, Maryland
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Litigation - Labor and Employment Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Jackson, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Nashville, Tennessee
  • Practice Areas:
    Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Energy Law Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Commercial Litigation Railroad Law
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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Insurance Law
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  • Location:
    Baltimore, Maryland Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Columbia, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Banking and Finance Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Costa Mesa, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Lawyer
  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Houston, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Labor and Employment Litigation - Environmental Litigation - Trusts and Estates Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Litigation - Construction Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Charleston, West Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Mandeville, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Environmental Law Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Litigation - Environmental
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  • Location:
    Baltimore, Maryland
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Jackson, Mississippi
  • Practice Areas:
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Mediation Insurance Law Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Appellate Practice Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Commercial Litigation

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Practice Area Definition

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Definition

Class actions and mass tort litigation typically arise from a single episode or related events that allegedly injure a “mass” of individuals and/or their property. The number of claimants may range from a few dozen to many thousands. The volume of plaintiffs and complexity of claims and issues dictate special judicial management and require experienced defense counsel. In mass tort litigation, global issues that affect all claimants may be consolidated, especially in federal courts. Cases may be aggregated in federal multi-district litigation (“MDLs”) for coordination of pretrial proceedings, in which questions of fact common to all plaintiffs, key legal issues, and discovery may be handled on a global basis. Following the determination of fact issues, plaintiffs’ unique claims often are tried independently. The Court may order trials of the claims of certain plaintiffs in mass tort litigation as test, or “bellwether,” cases. Bellwether cases may provide the courts with guidance on the related claims’ suitability for group development and litigation. State court consolidation and management vary widely. With class actions, the class of plaintiffs may be voluminous, with all asserting damages arising from a common occurrence or related events; however, in contrast to mass tort litigation, the “class” often is represented by a single individual or a small group of individuals who embody the claims and damages of the larger group. Class actions in federal courts are governed by Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23. Members of the “class” may be bound by findings related to that class. Class certification often is denied due to state law restrictions (or prohibitions) on class actions or the predomination of plaintiffs’ individualized circumstances over any common issues. 

Defense counsel's role in consolidated litigation includes all tasks inherent in the traditional litigation setting, with an added managerial component of litigation coordination and organization of global discovery, including:

• Identification and differentiation of the nature of individualized and global claims

• Document management and review, including electronic data and e-mails

• Expert witness development and preparation

• MDL and bellwether trials

• Defeating class certification

• Improper joinder

• Development of comprehensive trial strategies

• Development of consistent factual and legal positions in coordination with counsel representing named defendants on local and national levels

• Working with lawyers from different firms as a “virtual” law firm

• Trials of claims of certified classes or individual mass tort plaintiffs

• Global settlement negotiations

Class actions and mass tort litigation typically arise from a single episode or related events that allegedly injure a “mass” of individuals and/or their property. The number of claimants may range from a few dozen to many thousands. The volume of plaintiffs and complexity of claims and issues dictate special judicial management and require experienced defense counsel. In mass tort litigation, global issues that affect all claimants may be consolidated, especially in federal courts. Cases may be aggregated in federal multi-district litigation (“MDLs”) for coordination of pretrial proceedings, in which questions of fact common to all plaintiffs, key legal issues, and discovery may be handled on a global basis. Following the determination of fact issues, plaintiffs’ unique claims often are tried independently. The Court may order trials of the claims of certain plaintiffs in mass tort litigation as test, or “bellwether,” cases. Bellwether cases may provide the courts with guidance on the related claims’ suitability for group development and litigation. State court consolidation and management vary widely. With class actions, the class of plaintiffs may be voluminous, with all asserting damages arising from a common occurrence or related events; however, in contrast to mass tort litigation, the “class” often is represented by a single individual or a small group of individuals who embody the claims and damages of the larger group. Class actions in federal courts are governed by Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23. Members of the “class” may be bound by findings related to that class. Class certification often is denied due to state law restrictions (or prohibitions) on class actions or the predomination of plaintiffs’ individualized circumstances over any common issues. 

Defense counsel's role in consolidated litigation includes all tasks inherent in the traditional litigation setting, with an added managerial component of litigation coordination and organization of global discovery, including:

• Identification and differentiation of the nature of individualized and global claims

• Document management and review, including electronic data and e-mails

• Expert witness development and preparation

• MDL and bellwether trials

• Defeating class certification

• Improper joinder

• Development of comprehensive trial strategies

• Development of consistent factual and legal positions in coordination with counsel representing named defendants on local and national levels

• Working with lawyers from different firms as a “virtual” law firm

• Trials of claims of certified classes or individual mass tort plaintiffs

• Global settlement negotiations