Responsible for case coordination, strategy, and law and motions in numerous federal and state court coordinated proceedings involving pharmaceutical products, medical devices and consumer products. Has extensive appellate experience before state and federal courts of appeals and frequently advises clients on appellate strategy. Has been involved in several major federal legislative efforts and has written extensively on class action and tort reform issues. Speaks frequently at seminars and symposia on litigation-related issues, including numerous appearances before industry groups, defense counsel and tort reform organizations, judicial conferences and other legal education forums.
Worked for U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg; former U.S. Senator Bob Graham; the Federal Trade Commission, Office of General Counsel. J.D., Georgetown University Law Center (magna cum laude; Order of the Coif); M.S., Columbia University; B.A., Columbia University (magna cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa).