Sheila Birnbaum on Product Liability

Sheila Birnbaum on Product Liability

Sheila L. Birnbaum of Dechert was interviewed in a piece for in which she highlighted recent changes in the mass torts world.  

In the piece, “Talking Product Liability With Sheila Birnbaum, Dechert's 'Queen of Toxic Torts’,” Ms. Birnbaum discusses how the pandemic affected her product liability and mass torts practice at Dechert. She also addresses other topics such as whether having a divided front from plaintiffs changes the playing field for defendants, the issues with State AGs and plaintiffs' attorneys using social media platforms to advocate their case, and more.   

Ms. Birnbaum is co-chair of Dechert’s product liability and mass torts practice and focuses on complex product liability, mass torts, and insurance litigation. She is one of the country’s preeminent product liability defense lawyers, having served as national counsel or lead defense counsel for numerous Fortune 500 companies in some of the largest and most complex tort cases in the United States. She has also argued many influential appeals in appellate courts across the United States, including the U.S. Supreme Court.  

Read the full interview here [subscription required]. 

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