Richard E Sarver
Lawyer profile for USA 2022
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Litigation: General Commercial - Louisiana
"Rick is like a Jedi Master that everyone looks to for trial strategy. He is very experienced and highly respected."
Product Liability & Mass Torts - USA - Nationwide
"Rick is a terrific trial attorney and person."
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Mr. Sarver tries complex cases to juries nationwide focusing on environmental, drug and medical device, product liability and oil and gas. He successfully represented CITGO Petroleum in cases stemming from the second largest oil spill in the continental U.S. He serves as national trial counsel for Johnson & Johnson in the DePuy Hip multidistrict litigation. He won jury verdicts in Dallas and Chicago for two different hip implants. He also won complete defense verdicts as lead counsel for Johnson & Johnson in the first and third trials of the Xarelto multidistrict litigation. Mr. Sarver served as lead counsel for the welding industry in national MDL trials, and won defense verdicts in every welding case, including 10 plaintiffs in 3 different states.
Mr Sarver is a founding Member of Barrasso Usdin and a former trial attorney for the US Department of Justice. He has served as lead trial counsel in jury trials in thirteen different states and as lead attorney in more than 100 jury trials.
American College of Trial Lawyers.
JD magna cum laude, University of Michigan School of Law, 1982, Order of the Coif, Michigan Law Review. LLM, University of Virginia Law School, 1990.