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Campbell Conroy & O’Neil
BOSTON, MA 02129
United States

Dispute resolution > Product liability, mass tort and class action - defense: automotive/transport Tier 2

With increased geographical bandwidth by dint of the relatively recent opening of offices in Florida, Campbell Conroy & O’Neil is increasingly well-positioned to handle transport-related product liability work, both regionally as well as on a national basis. The automotive sector remains the most fertile source of work for the firm and with longstanding ties with a number of world leading manufacturers in the space, it continues to be extremely active throughout the litigation life cycle, including through to trial and at appellate level. Based out of Philadelphia and Palm Beach, respectively, William Conroy and James Campbell  are two of the most experienced practitioners at the firm and exemplify the firm’s trial-ready approach to work in the sector.

Other key lawyers:


The firm has excellent attorneys who are able to handle very complex cases.’

William Conroy is an excellent litigator.’

Dispute resolution > Leading trial lawyers

Campbell Conroy & O’Neil, Professional Corporation is recognized nationally and internationally for delivering results on large-value, high-exposure, technically complex cases in state and federal courts throughout the United States. Campbell Conroy & O’Neil, PC combines the power of a winning team with the agility to respond quickly and incisively to every problem. The firm’s attorneys provide advice, counseling and representation during all stages of a dispute, ranging from the time before the filing of a lawsuit through to the final appeal. The American College of Trial Lawyers, widely considered to be the premier professional organization of trial lawyers in the United States, has acknowledged the exceptional skill and highest standards of ethical conduct demonstrated by the firm’s attorneys. James Campbell, William Conroy and Joseph O’Neil are Fellows of the College. James Campbell is a Diplomate of the American Board of Trial Advocates, recognizing the trial of more than 100 cases. Many of the lawyers hold, or have held, leadership positions in local and national Bar associations, regularly present educational programs and contribute to professional publications. James Campbell is also a past president of the International Association of Defense Counsel.

Main areas of practice: The defense of product liability claims has been a mainstay of the firm’s practice since its inception in 1983.The firm serves as local, regional and national counsel to a variety of product manufacturers, including those in the automotive, transportation, pharmaceutical, medical device, chemical, heavy equipment, commercial equipment, consumer product and many other industries. Campbell Conroy & O’Neil, P.C. defends:

Pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers in all types of product defect litigation, which generally involve exposures in the millions of dollars and include the defense of mass tort actions;

Clients in the transportation industry that include not only vehicle manufacturers and motor carriers, but also domestic and foreign airlines and their insurers, aircraft manufacturers and component part suppliers, airport authorities and ground handling companies;

A number of major industrial and construction equipment manufacturers;

Cases arising in a wide variety of commercial contexts in jurisdictions across the country, including domestic and international contract actions, construction litigation, corporate and partnership disputes, directors’ and officers’ liability, unfair competition and defamation and shareholder actions;

Commercial property owners, managers, agents, contractors and tenants against claims of alleged negligence on premises ranging from restaurants and hotels to construction sites, retail stores, industrial plants, healthcare facilities and airports; and

Claims of toxic torts, including asbestos-related cases, and claims of environmental contamination and chemical exposure.

Appeals James M Campbell
Aviation James M Campbell
Commercial and consumer electrical equipment James M Campbell
Construction, industrial and heavy equipment James M Campbell
Consumer products James M Campbell
Environmental James M Campbell
Medical device James M Campbell
Pharmaceutical James M Campbell
Product liability James M Campbell
Professional liability James M Campbell
Toxic tort James M Campbell
Number of Partners : 26
Number of Other Fee-Earners : 32
Total Staff : 86
President : James M Campbell
Shareholder : William J Conroy