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Sam Geisler

Aylstock Witkin Kreis & Overholtz PLLC

Samuel “Sam” Geisler, a partner with the firm, focuses his practice primarily in complex civil product liability litigation, including the Preterm Infant Formula NEC, Recalled Abbott Formula Litigations and Tepezza as well as in several medical device litigations, including Essure, 3M Defective Earplugs and vaginal mesh. He is among those leading the effort against Skanska USA Civil Southeast on behalf of Pensacola region business owners and individuals who suffered losses as a result of the Pensacola Bay Bridge outage.

District Judge Matthew Kennelly appointed Mr. Geisler as Co-Lead Counsel in the In Re: Recalled Abbott Infant Formula Multidistrict Litigation, which is pending in the Northern District of Illinois (N.D. Ill.).  Recently, N.D. Ill. District Judge Thomas Durkin appointed Mr. Geisler to the Tepezza Multidistrict Litigation Plaintiff’s Executive Committee.  He also served on the Plaintiff Steering Committee for the Essure litigation before Senior District Judge John R. Padova.

Mr. Geisler has tried cases to jury verdict and served on the trial team responsible for a historic $9 billion verdict against Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. and Eli Lilly & Co. involving their drug, Actos.