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  1. Defective and Dangerous Products: 50%
  2. Personal Injury: 50%

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Carlton Fields

4221 West Boy Scout Boulevard, Suite 1000
Tampa, FL, 33607-5780

Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, Pa

Po Box 3239
Tampa, FL, 33601-3239



FLMember in Good Standing198109/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Florida Super LawyersFlorida Super Lawyers2007
RecognitionInternational Who’s Who of Product Liability Lawyers2006
RecognitionInternational Who’s Who of Product Liability Lawyers2005
AV RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A
America’s Leading Business LawyersChambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Business LawyersN/A
The Best Lawyers in AmericaN/AN/A
RecognitionGuide to the World’s Leading Product Liability LawyersN/A
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend MagazineN/A
Association namePosition nameDuration
International Association of Defense CounselMember2002 - 2002
J. Clifford Cheatwood Inn of CourtMember2001 - Present
American Board of Trial AdvocatesMember2000 - 2000
Defense Research Institute, Industrywide Litigation CommitteeChair1999 - 2001
Florida Defense Lawyers AssociationBoard of Directors1995 - 2000
American Bar Association, Pharmaceutical SubcommitteeCo-chair1995 - 1999
Defense Research Institute, Drug & Medical Device CommitteeMember1992 - Present
Federation of Defense and Corporate CounselMember1992 - 1992
American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Products Liability CommitteeMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
For the DefenseSection 6(c) of the Third Restatement: Design Defects in Prescription Medical Products2006
Florida Bar JournalDemanding Reliability From Experts Under Florida Law2001
ABAState-by-State Summary of the Law on FDCA - Related Cases of Action2001
The National Law JournalHalting Regulation Through Litigation2000
For the DefenseMarket Share Theory: Limited Logic Meets Some Logical Limits1998
ABAState-by-State Summary of Ex Parte Contacts with Treating Physicians1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Indiana University School of Law.BloomingtonLawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor1981
Indiana University School of Law, IndianapolisLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
Purdue UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1978
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
DRI Drug & Medical Device CommitteeThe Restatement (Third) of Torts and its Projected Impact upon Manufacturers of Prescription Drugs and Medical Devices1998

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