Lisa is a member of the Life Sciences Health Industry Group, practicing in the area of product liability litigation. Lisa has extensive experience defending corporate clients both in the trial courts, where she began her practice, and in the appellate courts. Her practice focuses on appeals, writs, post-trial motions, and law and motion in the trial courts on a full range of issues that recur in product liability litigation (including preemption, statute of limitations, the learned intermediary doctrine, Daubert issues, and general and specific causation), as well as other types of complex litigation (class issues, unfair competition, consumer fraud claims, and punitive damages).
Lisa is the editor of Reed Smith's Life Sciences Legal Update, the firm's weblog covering trends and developments in life sciences and health care law. She is also a frequent contributor of articles on preemption, appellate practice, tort law, unfair competition/consumer fraud, and other topics.