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July 2015

Who’s Who Legal Recognizes Four Partners for Product Liability Defense

Who’s Who Legal’s annual research of preeminent Product Liability Defense lawyers has again resulted in the recognition of Gordon & Rees in it’s 2015 edition.  Who’s Who Legal noted Gordon & Rees "has a strong focus on national litigation with an established and respected name in product liability defense." Following interviews with clients and product liability practitioners throughout the U.S., Who’s Who Legal provided the following commentary and quoted references.

Stuart Gordon - The firm’s co-founder “…is ‘a legendary trial attorney’ having tried more than 50 cases to verdict and has settled thousands of cases.”

Jack McCowan - Recognized as a Top 10 Who’s Who 2015 Most Highly Regarded Individual, "... is consistently ranked in the highest strata…for his ‘distinguished practice’ that is equally divided between drug, medical device and other product liability litigation."

Nancy Erfle - Based in Portland “is specifically engaged with pharmaceutical and medical device, automotive, agricultural chemical, and aviation manufacturers. Clients recognize her for her ‘quick-thinking’ and her ‘strategic mind-set’.”

 Laura De Santos – Based in Houston and Austin “…is a ‘highly skilled operator’ extensively experienced in state and federal litigation for pharmaceutical and medical device companies, as well as other consumer products.”

Who's Who Legal is compiled by Law Business Research (LBR), the Official Research Partner of the International Bar Association and the Strategic Research Partner of the ABA Section of International Law.  Those selected are based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only those who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

Laura E. De Santos
Nancy M. Erfle
Stuart M. Gordon