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King & Spalding LLP
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Andy Bayman serves a wide range of clients in life sciences and healthcare, including pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, as well as automotive and other manufacturers and retailers in product liability and toxic tort cases.  He is a partner and the leader of the Trial & Global Disputes practice group.

Mr. Bayman is a trial lawyer who has tried over 20 cases in state and federal courts around the country.

Previously, Andy led the Life Sciences & Healthcare area of focus. With more than 300 lawyers and professionals across eleven practice groups – including over 30 M.D.s, Ph. Ds, and others with advanced medical, scientific, and technical degrees – this area of focus serves every segment of the life sciences and healthcare sectors.

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

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Andy BaymanKing & Spalding LLP

King & Spalding LLP’s multi-disciplinary team of lawyers, scientists and consultants specialize in representing pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and life sciences companies in nationwide product liability litigation. The firm has particular experience in mass tort litigation, and has developed unique expertise in pelvic mesh matters and women’s health issues. Houston-based Bruce Hurley heads the practice and defends drug and device manufacturers in tort litigation. Also notable are senior counsel Chilton Varner, who is an experienced trial lawyer, representing clients in mass tort litigation, class actions and multi-district litigation; Andy Bayman, who specializes in the life sciences sector; and Geoffrey Drake, who acts for companies in the life sciences, automotive, energy and technology sectors. The team was boosted in 2020 by the arrivals from Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP of: Morton Dubin II, a first chair trial lawyer known for high stakes product liability matters; John Ewald, who is a trial lawyer focused on product liability and toxic tort cases; Kristen Fournier, an experienced mass tort and product liability litigator; and Kathy O’Connor, who represents pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and consumer product companies. All named lawyers are based in Atlanta unless stated otherwise.