In addition to his product liability litigation expertise, he often serves as counsel for manufacturers involved in product recalls and proceedings before the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Environmental and Commercial Litigation
Tom also has substantial experience in environmental litigation and commercial litigation. He has represented both defendants and plaintiffs in environmental matters involving petroleum contamination, industrial solvents, hazardous wastes and their disposal, and pesticide drift. He also has litigated matters involving utility companies, easements, and trademarks.
Complex Litigation Expertise
With more than 25 years of complex product liability and environmental litigation expertise, Tom has significant experience in fact and expert discovery, pre-trial motion practice, trials, and appellate proceedings. He is particularly versed in multidistrict and federal court procedure, dispositive and Daubert
motion practice, motions in limine
, and the evidentiary issues that arise in complex litigation.