Teva Pharmaceuticals v. United HealthCare: Lead trial counsel for Teva in $120 million breach of contract action against United HealthCare, which resulted in judgment for Teva.
RLP v. PAI: Co-led trial team for PAI in a successful arbitration concerning breach of contract claims.
DuPont Chloroprene Litigation: Lead counsel defending DuPont against thousands of plaintiffs alleging property and personal injury claims related to chloroprene emissions from a neoprene production facility in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana.
Superior Refinery Fire: Lead counsel for Calumet Specialty Products defending various claims and suits arising from an explosion at a refinery Calumet previously owned and operated.
Caterpillar v. Esco: Counsel for Esco in a contract action by Caterpillar seeking a TRO requiring Esco to devote its entire production capacity to supplying Caterpillar. Defeated TRO in a contested hearing.
Syngenta Paraquat Litigation: Counsel for Syngenta in personal injury suits by farmers alleging an herbicide, paraquat, caused them to develop Parkinson’s disease.
Campbell v. Central States: Counsel for Central States pension fund in suit by plan participants alleging ERISA violations in connection with their employer’s withdrawal from the fund.
Blum et al. v. Raytheon: Counsel for Raytheon in a product liability suit in the Western District of Texas alleging radiation emitted from the Hawk missile system caused plaintiffs’ cancers. Defeated claims of first two bellwether plaintiffs. Remaining plaintiffs voluntarily dismissed their claims.
Schlake v. Baxter: Counsel for Baxter in a product liability suit in Cook County, Illinois alleging a defective device caused cardiac arrest and death during experimental intracardiac stem cell injection procedure.
DuPont PFAS Litigation: Counsel for DuPont defending personal injury and environmental contamination lawsuits around the country related to PFAS.
Berry v. OmegaFlex: Counsel for Omegaflex, manufacturer of CSST flexible steel gas pipe systems, in a product liability action involving thousands of putative class members.
New Jersey Dept. of Environmental Protection v. Atlantic Richfield: Counsel for British Petroleum in a product liability MDL alleging groundwater contamination from a gasoline additive, MTBE.
In re Hanford Nuclear Reservation: Counsel for DuPont in a Price Anderson suit in the Eastern District of Washington alleging that environmental exposure to radionuclides from a plutonium processing facility caused thousands of plaintiffs’ cancers.
Dawson v. Boeing: Counsel for Boeing in a personal injury suit alleging exposure to uranium from the Santa Susana Field Laboratory caused plaintiff’s cancer.
Conseco Cost of Insurance Litigation: Counsel for Conseco in an MDL involving putative class actions alleging breach of life insurance contracts based on changes to cost of insurance charges.
Bassett v. Snyder: Counsel for same-sex partners challenging constitutionality of a Michigan statute prohibiting municipalities from offering health benefits to unmarried partners in a state where same-sex couples at the time could not marry. Resulted in summary judgment declaring the statute unconstitutional.
Roadway v. Aon: Counsel for Aon in suit by Roadway alleging bad faith and breach of fiduciary duty by its insurance broker, Aon.
Petlack v. S.C. Johnson: Counsel for S.C. Johnson in putative deceptive trade practice and consumer fraud class actions alleging improper “green” labeling.