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John Beisner

John Beisner is the leader of Skadden’s Mass Torts, Insurance and Consumer Litigation Group. He focuses on the defense of purported class actions, mass tort matters and other complex civil litigation in both federal and state courts. Mr. Beisner regularly handles appellate litigations and has appeared in matters before the U.S. Supreme Court. Over the past […]

John Hooper

Partner at King & Spalding John’s advises companies to create and execute litigation and strategic resolution options in some of the largest, most complex class actions, commercial litigations and mass torts in federal and state courts. Hooper’s experience ranges from trials and arbitrations to mediations and settlements, and all stages of a case, from prelitigation […]

James Murdica

Jim Murdica is chairman of the Product Liability and Mass Torts practice for Barnes & Thornburg. Since 2016, Jim has been recognized by Chambers USA for his work in product liability and mass tort in the nationwide category. Jim’s practice focuses on the defense of pharmaceutical, medical device and consumer product litigation in state and […]

Joe Petrosinelli

Joe Petrosinelli is the Chairman of Williams & Connolly and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.  He is also Co-Chair of the firm’s Products Liability practice group.  Joe has tried numerous civil and criminal cases in federal and state courts, has been lead counsel in several significant U.S. and international arbitrations, and has represented […]

Rebecca Bacon

Rebecca Weinstein Bacon is a nationally recognized trial lawyer with over two decades of experience trying and litigating complex cases for Fortune 500 companies. Her representations span a broad range of matters, including pharmaceutical products liability claims, antitrust cases, consumer class actions, and commercial disputes. Class action Rep: Bayer in the WeightSmart litigation EEOC against […]

Sheila Birnbaum

Sheila L. Birnbaum is a partner at Dechert. She is co-chair of the firm’s product liability and mass torts practice and focuses on complex product liability, mass torts and insurance litigation. Cases victory for State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, when the U.S. SC reversed $145 million award against the company national counsel for Dow […]

Alex Calfo

Partner at King & Spalding, Calfo serves as lead trial lawyer, both as regional and national counsel, for several Fortune 100 companies in multi-district litigation and statewide coordinated proceedings. With multiple awards and accolades to his name, Calfo is considered one of Los Angeles’s top trial lawyers. His successful verdicts have been featured on the […]

Mark Cheffo

Mark S. Cheffo is co-chair of Dechert’s product liability and mass torts practice and has extensive experience serving as national coordinating and trial counsel in complex product liability, insurance and mass torts litigation. He acts for corporations and individuals in the pharmaceutical, medical device manufacturing, bioengineering, insurance and industrial products industries, amongst others. Mr. Cheffo […]

Lori Cohen

Lori G. Cohen is Vice Chair of Greenberg Traurig and serves as Co-Chair of the firm’s Global Litigation Practice, leading a group of over 600 attorneys nationally and internationally. Lori is Co-Chair of the Trial Practice Group, her “brain child” which she created at GT. Upon joining GT, she also built the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device […]

Rick Godfrey

Mr. Godfrey, a litigation partner in the Chicago office of Quinn Emanuel, has been described as an “an exceptional trial lawyer” and “stellar example of outside counsel,” having an “extraordinary, encyclopedic knowledge of the law,” “who relishes the challenge and can be counted on to deliver a first-rate product every time.” (Chambers 2017, 2006, 2008, 2011)   […]