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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

Leveraging a team of ‚Äėexperienced trial lawyers‚Äô, Winston & Strawn LLP¬†advises clients from a wide range of industries on product liability and class action-related matters. Notable work highlights include acting for Archer Daniels Midland in a class action alleging equine products were contaminated with a chemical additive that is poisonous to horses, successfully defending Panasonic against a claim that televisions suffered from a latent defect that caused them to prematurely fail, and representing Dollar General and its indemnifying supplier in a putative class action regarding the labeling of a body gel. Natalie Arbaugh¬†in Dallas and Stephen Smerek¬†in Los Angeles co-lead the consumer and class actions team, while Washington DC-based Matthew Campbell¬†heads the product liability practice. Other key figures include¬†Luke Connelly¬†in New York, and¬†George Lombardi¬†and Scott Glauberman¬†in Chicago.

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United States: Media, technology and telecoms

Advertising and marketing: litigation

Within: Advertising and marketing: litigation

The consumer and class action practice at Winston & Strawn LLP boasts a client roster including prominent brands such as Dell, Costco Wholesale and Mazda Motor. The team advised the latter on a putative nationwide class action alleging that Mazda falsely advertised its navigation software which purported to offer real-time traffic alerts in all of its 2016 model year cars. Other recent work highlights include Chicago-based Scott Glauberman's successful representation of Abbott Laboratories in a class action relating to the 'organic' labeling of its Similac infant formula, and Chicago-based Ronald Rothstein's defense of The JM Smucker Company and Big Heart Pet Brands in a case which confirmed that 'mere puffery' in advertising is not actionable under the Lanham Act . Other key names to note include Amanda Groves, who focuses on complex commercial litigation and splits her time between Charlotte and Silicon Valley, and Los Angeles-based Steve Smerek.

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