Michael Lopes is an attorney in the Product Liability practice group. Based in New York, Mr. Lopes’ practice involves defending product manufacturers, distributors, and retailers in product liability cases across the country.
Mr. Lopes began his career defending doctors, hospitals, and medical providers in medical malpractice lawsuits. During his time as a medical malpractice defense attorney, Mr. Lopes developed an understanding of how to defend cases involving complicated sets of facts and injuries.
Now, Mr. Lopes focuses his practice on defending product liability claims involving all types of consumer products. At a case’s outset Mr. Lopes analyzes the initial facts in order to develop defenses and put the client in the best position for the remainder of the case. Expert reviews are crucial in product liability cases and Mr. Lopes works closely with an array of experts in order to build defenses. Mr. Lopes routinely represents clients at depositions and mediations and has successfully settled dozens of cases.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York