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  2. Litigation: 50%

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Venable LLP

750 E. Pratt Street
Suite 900
Baltimore, MD, 21202-3157


DCActive 199307/10/2016
ILActive Out of State Lawyer - Permitted to PracticeUnknown05/17/2016
INTemporary AdmissionUnknown02/16/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Yancey AwardInternational Association of Defense Counsel1998
Yancey AwardInternational Association of Defense Counsel1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
International Association of Defense Counsel, Drug, Device, and Biotech CommitteeChairN/A
International Association of Defense Counsel, Trial AcademyDirectorN/A
Defense Research InstituteBoard of DirectorsN/A
Lawyers for Civil JusticeBoard of DirectorsN/A
Maryland Association of Defense Trial CounselPast PresidentN/A
Baltimore City Bar Association, Legal Services CommitteeFormer ChairmanN/A
International Association of Defense CounselPresident2006 - 2007
Defense Research Institute, Corporate Initiate Task ForceCo-chair2001 - 2001
Publication nameTitleDate
Product Liability UpdateRegulated Warnings and Manufacturer Liability: Conte, Schrock and the Extension of Liability Beyond the "Chain of Distribution2009
Product Liability UpdateThe Myths and Realities of Self-Insured Entities' Responsibilities in Light of Recent Changes to the Medicare Secondary Payer Act and Recent CMS Guidance2009
Product Liability UpdateFDA Subcommittee Finds that FDA Cannot Perform its Mission2008
Real Estate ReviewMold Litigation: Avoidable or Inevitable?2003
For The DefenseA New Weapon to Defeat Junk Science2003
Advocacy in the 21st Century-Essays by Leading Defense Practitioners, IADCCross-Examination of Daubert Experts, Chapter IV2002
For The DefenseThe New Reference Manual on Scientific Evidence2001
Industrywide Liability News (DRI, Defense Research Institute)Putting The Horse Back In Front of the Cart: Lessons from a Decade of Breast Implant Litigation2000
Challenging Expert Witness Testimony, IADCTrial Cross-Examination of Daubert Experts, Chapter 102000
For The DefenseHow to Find the Junk Science: Are Rule 706 Panels the Answer?1999
Drug Information JournalPharmaceutical Recalls: Strategies for Minimizing the Damage1999
Defense Counsel JournalDebunking Junk Science: Techniques for Effective Use of Biostatistics1999
Defense Counsel JournalClosing the Gate on Junk Science: How to Make Daubert Work for You1998
Defense Counsel JournalUnderstanding Epidemiology and Its Use in Drug and Medical Device Litigation1998
Defense Counsel JournalProducts Liability Class Actions and the Proposed Revisions to Rule 23: Back to the Future?1997
Defense Counsel JournalAn Introduction to Basic Concepts in Immunology1996
Drug Information JournalRecalls, Why It Pays To Do It Right1994
Defense Counsel JournalPitfalls of Testing in Products and Design Defect Cases1993
Defense Counsel JournalWhat Can Be Done to Enforce Mediation Agreements1992
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Catholic University of America, Columbus School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
Johns Hopkins UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
LCJ 2007 Annual Membership MeetingRecent Advances in Legal Reform and Building a Stronger Foundation for Future Action2007
Defense Research Institute Young Lawyers' ProgramMedical Causation and Epidemiologic Issues2007
2007 DRI/IADC Joint International ConferenceEmerging Issues that May Impact Litigation in the United States and Europe2007
International Association of Defense Counsel Corporate CounselCollegeCorporate Crisis and Response: Litigation Strategies for Survival, Panel Moderator2004
CI 9th Annual Conference for In-House Counsel & Trial AttorneysBatten Down the Hatches: The Latest Movements of the Plantiff's Bar2004
National Facilities Management & Technology Conference ExpositionLegal Briefing: Codes, ADA and Mold2003
International Association of Defense Counsel Annual MeetingA Decade of Daubert -- Keeping the Gate Closed2003
International Association of Defense Counsel Mid-Winter MeetingLessons Learned When Cases Go Bad2002
Defense Research Institute Young Lawyers Seminar on Drugs and Medical DevicesMedical Causation2002
Am. Conf. Institute SeminarEpidemiology: It Sounds Good in Theory, But Does It Work in Trial?1999