Eileen M. Somers

Associate

Overview

Eileen Somers represents major pharmaceutical and medical device companies in complex civil litigation, including mass tort and single-plaintiff actions. She defends against claims involving allegations of strict liability, negligence, failure-to-warn and consumer protection act violations. Eileen handles cases at the state, federal and appellate court levels.

Eileen’s experience extends across all stages of litigation including drafting pleadings and discovery, preparing witnesses for and conducting depositions, authoring dispositive and Daubert motions, and assisting in trials.

In addition to her law practice, Eileen also serves as an adjunct faculty member at the Kline School of Law at Drexel University helping to co-teach a bar preparation course to third year law students.

Prior to law school, she served as a history teacher, coach and dorm parent at Lawrence Academy in Groton, Massachusetts.

Faculty Positions

  • Kline School of Law, Drexel University — Adjunct Faculty

Credentials

Bar Admissions

New Jersey
Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

Education

Drexel University School of Law
J.D. magna cum laude, Drexel Law Review (2013)

Franklin & Marshall College
B.A. with honors (2006)

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

  • Support Center for Child Advocates – volunteer attorney

Professional Associations

  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute

Honors

  • First Judicial District of Pennsylvania – Pro Bono Roll of Honor, 2015

Awards Methodology

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