Stephanie Parker co-leads the Firm's Business & Tort Litigation Practice of more than 475 lawyers and she oversees the product liability litigation team. She has extensive experience trying and leading "bet the company" litigation, especially product liability, mass tort and patent cases. Stephanie serves clients in the tobacco, pharmaceutical, medical device, chemical, gasoline, and automotive industries. She sets overall litigation strategy for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, providing thought leadership, trying numerous cases, and arguing many significant legal issues. Her service as lead trial counsel for Merck resulted in the largest patent infringement verdict in U.S. history.