Products: Class Action, Trade & Industry Representation
PRODUCTS: CLASS ACTION, TRADE & INDUSTRY REPRESENTATION
We protect and preserve your brand, product and reputation with our deep industry experience and proven trial lawyers—in and out of the courtroom.
Protecting our clients and their products is our highest priority.
Companies that make products come to our team to avoid disputes or resolve them quickly in order to get back to business.
With a deep understanding of your business and industry, we partner with you proactively to review industry standards and government regulation compliance. We advise on improvements in product testing, warnings and recordkeeping to reduce ongoing litigation and avoidance of future lawsuits.
Litigation is expensive and unpredictable.
Our team controls costs without compromise. We begin with an early case evaluation to form an educated assessment of litigation risks. We staff our cases efficiently using scalable teams and employ state-of-the-art case management tools.
We know how to talk to juries and have the experience to jump in and handle a client’s case at a moment’s notice, regardless of the subject matter.
With extensive experience in class action, multijurisdictional and multidistrict litigation, we have successfully tried high-exposure cases to verdicts in some of the most challenging venues across the country. We are recognized by general counsel in the BTI Litigation Outlook 2016 as one of the top three “powerhouse” firms for product liability litigation.
Our full-service 24/7 Crisis Response team guides clients through accident investigations and high profile crises.
Who we work with
Product manufacturers of every kind including those in the following industries:
- Pharmaceutical and Medical Device/Life Sciences
- Food, Beverage & Agriculture
- Industrial & infrastructure products and services
- Power systems products and services
- 3 Firms Are GCs' Top Picks For Product Liability Litigation
Law360 | September 21, 2015
In the BTI Litigation Outlook 2016, Nixon Peabody is named as one of three powerhouses in product liability litigation. The recognition is based on a survey of general counsel and highlights firms with long histories of success in the practice area and reputations for developing big-picture strategies for their clients. Litigation department co-chair Scott O’Connell is quoted within the piece.
- Post-Daimler Decisions Confirm the High Bar for General Jurisdiction over Product Manufacturers
TerraLex Connections | July 15, 2015
This column discusses a survey of lower court decisions in the sixteen months since the Supreme Court's decision in Daimler AG v. Bauman. This survey confirms that courts are applying a high bar with more uniform results as to when general jurisdiction will be found. Partner and co-leader of the Commercial Litigation practice Joe Ortego, San Francisco Commercial Litigation partner Eric Strain and New York City Commercial Litigation associate Zack Stillings co-authored the piece.
- Nixon Peabody Associate Sees Drone Practice Take Wing
The Recorder | June 15, 2015
This feature Q&A highlights efforts by San Francisco commercial litigation associate Cameron Cloar-Zavaleta to secure FAA permission for clients for commercial drone use.