Eric G. Lasker litigates a wide variety of complex civil matters, with a current focus on toxic torts, environmental litigation, Alien Tort Statute litigation, and pharmaceutical products liability. He has successfully represented his clients' interests as lead counsel in multi-district litigation, mass torts, jury trials and bench proceedings, and in oral argument in multiple federal courts of appeal. Read More >
Hollingsworth LLP outwits well-funded plaintiffs' attorney group by prevailing in early trials (including plaintiffs' trial picks) in consolidated litigation for client Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.
11th Circuit affirmance in Rider v. Sandoz Pharmaceuticals completes circuit court Daubert sweep in Parlodel® litigation.
Avondale Mills, Inc. v. Norfolk Southern Corp., Civ. No. 1:05-2817-MBS (D.S.C. 2008)
New Mexico v. Gen. Electric Co., 467 F.3d 1223 (10th Cir. 2006)
Allgood v. General Motors Corp., No. 1:02-cv-1077-DFH-TAB (S.D. Ind. Sept. 18, 2006)
Verdicts & Opinions
Jones v. Novartis Pharm. Corp., No. 2:13-cv-00624-VEH, slip op. (N.D. Ala. Feb. 10, 2017)
Jones v. Novartis Pharm. Corp., No. 2:13-cv-00624-VEH, slip op. (N.D. Ala. Jan. 26, 2017)
Bock v. Novartis Pharm. Corp., Case No. 15-3696, slip op. at 1 (3d Cir. Oct. 5, 2016)
H.(T.) v. Novartis Pharm. Corp., No. S233898, -- P.3d --, 2016 WL 3192406 (Cal. June 8, 2016)
Haimowitz v. Novartis Pharm. Corp., No. 1:09-cv-10068-JFK (S.D.N.Y. Dec. 11, 2015)
News & Publications
Ms. Mims manages and develops the defense of product liability cases, including analyzing ongoing litigation, coordinating the work of counsel across the country, and selecting and preparing expert witnesses. She has managed massive discovery efforts and is experienced in class certification litigation in complex, multi-defendant products liability cases.
These AV® Preeminent™ rated attorneys named in October 2016 as legal industry leaders.
Hollingsworth LLP and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce filed a business coaltion amici curiae brief in support of the mobile phone makers.
Norfolk Southern is represented in this matter by Firm partner Donald R. McMinn.
— Gregory S. Chernack for Washington Legal Foundation's Legal Opinion Letter