David Alden > Jones Day > Cleveland, United States > Lawyer Profile

Jones Day
CLEVELAND, OH 44114-1190
United States

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United States > Dispute resolution > Product liability, mass tort and class actions: pharmaceuticals and medical devices - defense

The ‘well prepared and thoughtful’ tort litigation and product liability practice at Jones Day is valued for its ‘excellent skills’ as discovery, trial and appellate counsel. Practice head Stephanie Parker in Atlanta is defending Merck in the ongoing Fosamax litigation. Further, a team led by San Diego-based Karen Hewitt is representing Walmart in the nationwide opioid litigation, including the MDL, individual cases and federal investigations, while David Alden in Cleveland obtained dismissal of a wrongful death claim filed against Indivior, alleging failure to warn and design defect claims after a patient who had been prescribed opioid-addiction maintenance drug Suboxone died of a heroin overdose. Other key members of the team include Chicago-based trial lawyer José Isasi II and of counsel Daniel Reidy.