Pharmaceutical and medical devices; mass torts; general civil litigation.
Jon Skidmore is Partner-in-Charge of the Dallas office. Jon's practice concentrates on matters involving Life Sciences with an emphasis on pharmaceutical products, medical products and devices liability, with considerable experience in mass torts. He has successfully tried pharmaceutical and device cases to verdict with trials in Texas and outside the state. Jon’s trial experience also includes a range of matters including commercial litigation, D&O Insurance, legal malpractice, patent infringement, various torts and product liability. He has served on national teams in numerous pharmaceutical and device mass torts handling trials along with discovery and strategy issues including science, sales, marketing and drug safety. In addition to trial counsel, Jon has also participated in the development of resolution strategies and risk assessment models. Throughout his career, Jon's practice includes close collaboration with talented counsel at other law firms focused on collectively meeting the short and long-term goals of clients in major litigation.
American Bar Association; State Bar of Texas.
JD, with honors, The University of Texas School of Law (1983); BA, Accounting, The University of Texas at Austin (1980).