Senior Discovery Counsel
Leslie A. Maria practices in the Firm’s Complex Litigation, Toxic Torts & Products Liability, Investigations, and White Collar Defense groups. She has broad and in-depth litigation and trial experience providing trial teams with support for the admission of evidence at trial, dispositive and discovery motions, and the preparation of fact witnesses and experts to testify in depositions and at jury and bench trials. Read More >
Hollingsworth LLP outwits well-funded plaintiffs' attorney group by prevailing in early trials (including plaintiffs' trial picks) in consolidated litigation for client Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.
11th Circuit affirmance in Rider v. Sandoz Pharmaceuticals completes circuit court Daubert sweep in Parlodel® litigation.
Avondale Mills, Inc. v. Norfolk Southern Corp., Civ. No. 1:05-2817-MBS (D.S.C. 2008)
New Mexico v. Gen. Electric Co., 467 F.3d 1223 (10th Cir. 2006)
Allgood v. General Motors Corp., No. 1:02-cv-1077-DFH-TAB (S.D. Ind. Sept. 18, 2006)
Verdicts & Opinions
Stirling v. Novartis Pharms. Corp., et al., No. CV01-18-4880 (Sept. 25, 2019)
Brad Lafferty, et al. v. The Sherwin-Williams Company, et al., Case No. 1:17-cv-06321, at *8 (D.N.J. Aug. 21, 2018)
McWilliams v. Novartis AG, et al., No. 2:17-cv-14302-RLR (July 31, 2018)
Martinez v. American International Industries, et al., No. MID-L-1120-17AS (June 15, 2018)
Jones v. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp., No. 17-11063 (11th Cir. Apr. 30, 2018)
News & Publications
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Firm partner Frank Leone on PFAS for Legal Newsline.
Congratulations to Tamara Barago, Brett Covington, John Kalas, and Mark Miller.
Atlantic Legal Foundation is the preeminent organization fostering sound science in American jurisprudence.
Firm partner, Steve Klein, is quoted on this key Supreme Court preemption case.
By Joe Hollingsworth, for Washington Legal Foundation.