Doug's primary practice focuses on complex civil and commercial litigation with an emphasis on products liability litigation involving pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers. In his time at Shook, Doug has acted as national, regional and local counsel, litigating cases across the country. Among other things, Doug has significant experience in managing discovery, arguing motions, defending and taking fact and expert depositions, and working with experts. He has successfully obtained the dismissal of numerous cases through dispositive motions. Doug also serves as national settlement counsel for a large pharmaceutical manufacturer and has successfully negotiated and resolved hundreds of claims and lawsuits in multiple mass tort litigations.