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Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Section

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1 26 2023
Introducing the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Section

The Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Section focuses on pharmaceutical products and medical devices, including orthopedic implants, prescription drug side effects, manufacturer and distributor liability, class action and multidistrict litigation, federal preemption, and other theories of liability.

 Section Leadership

  • Chair: Kelly K. McNabb | Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, New York, NY
  • Chair-Elect: Benjamin Gastel | Herzfeld, Suetholz, Gastel, Leniski, and Wall, PLLC, Nashville, TN
  • Vice Chair: Christina Natale | Luff Law Firm, PLLC, Dallas, TX
  • Membership Liaison: Annesley DeGaris | DeGaris & Rogers, LLC, Birmingham, AL
  • Secretary: Ann Rice Ervin | Motley Rice LLC, Mt. Pleasant, SC
  • Content Curator: David Stern | ASK LLP, St. Paul, MN
  • Immediate Past Chair: O. Mark Zamora | Law Offices of Carey, Leisure, & Neal, Clearwater, FL

The Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Section formed in 2022. Learn more about the Section's history here.

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Section membership is open to all membership categories and Paralegal Affiliates. Certain benefits in membership categories other than Regular, Life, Sustaining, and President's Club may be restricted. In particular, access to the Section e-mail list servers are limited to Regular, Life, Sustaining, and President's Club Members, and sponsored Law Professors and Paralegal Affiliates. The online document libraries are limited to Regular, Life, Sustaining, and President's Club Members. List server participants and access to a Section's document library requires membership in that specific Section.