We defend your product and brand to limit the likelihood of agency actions and private lawsuits.
With extensive trial experience and focused, cost-effective services, we force the prompt disposition of lawsuits. We regularly help clients deal with agencies like the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
As co-author of the seminal work on the Act, Consumer Product Safety Primer: an Industry Guide to the Regulatory System, we lead various efforts involving amendments to the Act. We have ongoing relationships with members of the CPSC and have a successful history of working with them on product recalls and other corrective actions.
We also work extensively in multijurisdictional litigation and class actions.
As national litigation counsel for manufacturers and sellers we defend a vast assortment of products. We also advise and defend clients with respect to California’s Proposition 65 matters brought by both private litigants and the State of California involving products.
We successfully try cases in jurisdictions throughout the country, from major cities to small towns like Opelousas, Louisiana, tailoring each defense to achieve the most favorable disposition efficiently and effectively.
Law360 | November 29, 2016
This story is about a Tenth Circuit decision to vacate the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) ruling on small, high-powered magnets. Long Island commercial litigation partner Jim Weller is quoted discussing how challenging it can be for a company to take on a high-powered government agency.
Law360 | July 25, 2014
Buffalo Commercial Litigation associate Tracey Ehlers, Buffalo Commercial Litigation partner Viv Quinn, and Chicago IP Counseling & Transactions partner Janet Garetto discuss federal courts’ increased attention to the ascertainability of class members especially in the food and beverage industries where consumers do not typically retain receipts.
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