Shook Product Liability Tops The Legal 500 2016 Rankings

Shook, Hardy & Bacon has been named a “top-tier firm” by The Legal 500 in its 2016 rankings in two areas of for its product liability, mass tort and class action litigation work: consumer products (including tobacco), and pharmaceutical and medical devices - defense.

Lauded for its “extensive experience of representing clients before federal and state agencies” and for “represent[ing] major pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers in a wide range of litigation,” Shook was one of five “top-tier” law firms in the consumer products category and one of six “top-tier” law firms in pharmaceutical and medical device defense. Also within product liability, mass tort and class action, Shook secured second-tier rankings in automotive/transport and toxic tort - defense.

The Legal 500 recognized three Shook partners as “leading lawyers:” Ken Reilly (consumer products), Frank Kelly (consumer products) and Dave Erickson (toxic tort).

Other Shook partners “recommended” in the 2016 guide include Rob Adams, Mark Anstoetter, Janet Hickson, Grant Law, Chair-Elect Madeleine McDonough, Doug Robinson, Holly Smith and Ann Songer.