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Kimberly Branscome

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Kimberly Branscome acts as trial counsel in complex litigation, advising on product and professional liability, environmental and toxic tort and securities matters. Ms. Branscome advises clients from a broad range of sectors, including the pharmaceutical, consumer products, oil & gas and automotive industries.

Ms. Branscome has served as lead trial counsel in product liability litigation for a major multinational corporation, securing victories for the client in high-profile jury trials regarding allegations of asbestos contamination in that company’s talcum powder products.

In addition, Ms. Branscome has served as lead counsel for a product manufacturer in a multi-district litigation involving hearing loss claims by service members related to a product sold to the military.

Ms. Branscome has also served as trial counsel for one of the world’s largest automakers in litigation regarding its vehicle’s ignition switches, in which she secured victories for the client in the second federal bellwether trial and the first state bellwether trial. She also served as trial counsel for a global oil & gas company in litigation arising out of an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.