Product Liability & Mass Tort Litigation
Jim has advised some of the world’s largest pharmaceutical and medical device companies in product liability litigation. He deftly develops strategy and coordinates mass torts and MDLs, focusing on the client’s business interests. Jim is familiar with the scientific and regulatory issues at play in drug and device litigation, and he is skilled in managing fact and expert depositions, expert development and Daubert strategy. When a product liability claim or mass tort goes to trial, he has the experience to lead the charge in the courtroom.
Additional Complex Litigation
Jim’s litigation experience includes:
- A decade defending individual health care providers and institutions in professional liability matters including all aspects of litigation such as discovery, trial and appeal
- The defense of residential property owners in toxic tort cases alleging brain injury from exposure to lead-based paint
- Prosecuting complex antitrust suits involving claims challenging pharmaceutical contracting practices
Jim has tried cases to verdict as both first- and second-chair trial counsel and has argued before state and federal appellate courts.
Jim is a weekend warrior cyclist and triathlete who has more time to bike/run than swim and enjoys spending time in the outdoors with family.