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Product Liability & Mass Torts - USA - Nationwide
"I think very highly of her - she is a very creative lawyer who looks at things with a critical eye."
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Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Litigation; Class Action and Complex Litigation; Product Liability; Tobacco
Hildy is co-chair of Shook’s Product Liability Litigation Practice Group and a nationally recognized trial lawyer who has first-chaired high-stakes cases for product manufacturers throughout the United States. She has extensive experience defending Fortune 100 corporations in national multidistrict litigation, consolidated proceedings and mass tort claims. Hildy has obtained numerous defense verdicts in cases where tens to hundreds of millions of dollars were at stake. She is often called upon to act as trial counsel in bellwether cases and cases of first impression. Hildy was recognized as "Most Effective Attorney" in the area of complex litigation in 2019 by The Daily Business Review. She is a member of the firm's Executive Committee.
Law360, 2021 Product Liability Editorial Board; Defense Research Institute, Drug and Medical Device Steering Committee Member, Women’s Mentoring Committee, Former Chair, Young Lawyers Diversity Committee, Former Chair; International Association of Defense Counsel, State Committee, Chair; Florida Defense Lawyers Association; American Bar Association, Section of Litigation; Dade County Bar Association
Pharmaceutical Advertising 2019: Trends and Developments, Chambers and Partners Practice Guide, February 20, 2019, Co-Author.