Faegre & Benson LLP is ranked sixth nationwide in the Law360 2007 Litigation Almanac's list of most frequently hired U.S. product liability defense law firms. Faegre & Benson was identified by Law360 as defense counsel in 531 new product liability cases in 2006, which reflects only a portion of the firm's product liability practice. No other law firms in Minnesota, Colorado or Iowa ranked in the top ten of this list.
"Faegre & Benson continues to grow and represent top companies in major litigation nationwide," said James A. O'Neal, head of the firm's product liability group. "This recognition demonstrates that we are truly a national player in product liability defense."
Faegre & Benson offers manufacturers exceptional capabilities and resources in the defense and management of product liability litigation, including extensive experience handling complex mass tort, toxic tort, environmental, multi-district litigation and large class action cases on behalf of U.S. and European companies.
The Law360 2007 Litigation Almanac offers quantitative analysis of business litigation trends in the United States and rankings of law firms and companies. A firm's ranking is based on court records identifying the number of times it was hired to represent a litigant in a given practice area in 2006. Data is compiled from electronic court dockets.