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King & Spalding LLP

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Richard Schneider

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King & Spalding LLP

Position

Doc Schneider is a senior litigation partner in the Atlanta office of King & Spalding. Mr. Schneider has been representing clients on a diverse array of fronts for more than 25 years. In addition to an active litigation practice, Mr. Schneider is one of the leaders of the firm’s E-Discovery Practice Group, devoted to counseling with clients on emerging e-discovery issues. Mr. Schneider headed King & Spalding’s General Litigation team from 1993 to 1998. Mr. Schneider specializes in complex litigation, particularly mass tort and class action litigation.

Member

Fellow of American Bar Association State Bar of Georgia U.S. Supreme Court Historical Society, (Trustee).

Education

J.D., summa cum laude, Mercer University B.A., high honors, Auburn University.


United States: Dispute resolution

Product liability, mass tort and class actions: consumer products (including tobacco) - defense

Within: Product liability, mass tort and class actions: consumer products (including tobacco) - defense

The tobacco and consumer products trial practice at King & Spalding LLP is led by Atlanta-based Randall Bassett and has expertise in product liability litigation and class actions involving technology products, cosmetics, tobacco and household products. John Hooper and Eric Gladbach in New York represented Sony Electronics in a class action alleging that the client deceptively marketed the Xperia line of smartphones and tablets as waterproof. In addition, Charlotte-based Jeffrey Furr defended RJ Reynolds Tobacco in a punitive damages trial regarding a smoker’s cancer. In other work, the team acted as California coordinating counsel and trial counsel for Johnson & Johnson in connection with claims alleging plaintiffs developed mesothelioma after using talc powder products. Charlotte-based Cory Hohnbaum and Richard Schneider in Atlanta are other names to note. In March 2018, Frank Bayuk left for Jones Day, while Livia Kiser and Michael Shortnacy joined from Sidley Austin LLP in July 2018, and Melvin Bailey joined from Crowe Arnold & Majors LLP in September 2018.

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