Jessica L. Kaplan specializes in the defense of mass tort claims and complex civil litigation, having significant experience with all facets of the litigation process. She has authored a wide variety of successful motions and briefs, including summary judgment, discovery and evidentiary motions filed in federal and state courts around the country. 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
Bateast v. The Williams Co., Inc., No. 110,312 (La. 23rd Jud. Dist. Ct.) and Mitchell v. Williams Energy Partners, LP, No. 110,285 (La. 23rd Jud. Dist. Ct.) (April 21, 2017)
Liberty Surplus Ins. Corp. v. Norfolk Southern Railway Co., No. 7:14-cv-00142-HL (11th Cir., Apr. 4, 2017)
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)
News & Publications
Hollingsworth LLP represents Monsanto in In Re:Roundup Products Liability Litigation in the Northern District of California.
The Firm continues its tradition of hiring accomplished law students who will become outstanding young attorneys.
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.