Product Liability Litigation
Civil litigation in federal and state courts and in proceedings and investigations by government agencies. Concentration in products liability, tort, and administrative law.
- Assistant United States Attorney, E.D.N.Y., Civil Division, 1980-84
- State of RI v. Lead Industries Association; City of NY v. LIA; Smith v.LIA; Brenner v. American Cyanamid; Sabater v. LIA; German v. FHLMC; Skipworth v. LIA; Wright v. LIA; City of Philadelphia v.LIA; Schwartzbauer v. LIA; Santiago v. Sherwin Williams. Participated in the defense of product liability, tort and public nuisance claims asserted by various parties in numerous jurisdictions against an alleged former maker of lead pigment in paint. Concentrated on coordinating the work of medical, environmental, historical and other expert consultants and witnesses.
- In Re Diet Drugs Product Liability Litigation. In the national class action and related individual and class action suits, coordinated the work of medical, pharmacologic, toxicologic, FDA, and other expert consultants and witnesses.
- Counsel in federal and NY State investigations in industries including insurance, hospital services, and securities.