Product liability exposures rank as key drivers defining the litigation risk profile of many US and international businesses. Arnold & Porter LLP's Product Liability Litigation practice has the breadth of experience and proven track record of outstanding results to assist clients in meeting such challenges. Whether they are defending against lawsuits claiming a product is defective, developing and marketing a new product, or searching for an innovative strategy to resolve an entire litigation portfolio, clients depend on our lawyers for zealous and strategic advocacy and effective solutions.
For a number of years, Arnold & Porter has been consistently ranked by Chambers as one of the leading product liability firms in the US and the UK. Our cases frequently involve novel legal concepts and issues of first impression together with complex procedural issues. We have extensive experience dealing with sophisticated scientific, regulatory, and technical issues, particularly the types of issues that emerge in litigation involving drugs and medical devices.
We are dedicated, first and foremost, to achieving our clients' strategic business objectives. Arnold & Porter lawyers understand that litigation must be managed efficiently and cost-effectively and we partner with clients in innovative ways to achieve those goals. We also have extensive experience with programs that can greatly minimize litigation risks, such as product safety counseling, product liability audits, and product liability due diligence for major transactions.
The firm has leading practices in matters before the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and in matters arising under state consumer protection laws, such as California's Proposition 65. Our team, which includes a former General Counsel of the CPSC, regularly assists clients in matters covering the spectrum of CPSC actions -- recalls, enforcement actions, and regulatory matters -- as well as in litigation that can arise from product safety matters.
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