Barnes & Thornburg LLP

Product Liability & Mass Torts Department

USA - Nationwide
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What the team is known for Accomplished product liability and class action team equally capable in a national coordination and lead trial role. Further expertise serving as national discovery and settlement counsel. Attracts a broad client base, with strength in the pharmaceutical and medical device sectors as well as consumer products, technology and retail. Further skilled in handling disputes involving cosmetics and other consumer products.

Strengths One client states: "It's become clear to me that they have an appreciation and understanding of governance around certain issues that reduces risk around litigation."

Notable practitioners


James Murdica
chairs the firm's product liability group and acts on multiple mass torts in the pharmaceutical and medical device arenas. One client states: "He has an incredible ability to synthesize complex scientific issues into very persuasive arguments that can be used both in court and in negotiations with the other side."