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  • Michelle A. Parfitt, Ashcraft & Gerel, LLP, Washington, DC

    Michelle A. Parfitt is a Senior Partner with the law firm of Ashcraft & Gerel, LLP. Over the past thirty-eight years of her professional career, Ms. Parfitt has sought to distinguish herself as a champion of individual rights as well as a leader before the bar in the area of mass torts specializing in pharmaceutical and product liability cases. She currently heads the Mass Tort practice section of Ashcraft & Gerel, LLP and has had the privilege of representing thousands of individuals in various state and federal courts across the country who have filed suit against pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers. Ms. Parfitt has been appointed to and has served on numerous Plaintiffs’ Steering Committees in national mass tort and complex litigations and has held leadership positions in some of the largest mass torts in recent years. She currently serves as Co-Lead Counsel in the Talcum Powder MDL.

  • Gale Pearson, The Fears | Nachawati Law Firm, Minneapolis

  • Esther E. Berezofsky, Motley Rice LLC, Cherry Hill, NJ

    A trial lawyer with more than 30 years of experience litigating complex mass torts, Esther Berezofsky has devoted her career to representing communities impacted by environmental contamination and fighting for the rights of consumers, individuals and families impacted by fraud and misconduct across a range of litigation areas. Esther focuses her practice on protecting the rights and seeking accountability for people harmed by toxic chemical exposure—environmental and occupational—as well as patients who suffer life-altering complications caused by dangerous and defective medical drugs and devices.

  • Ellen Presby, Ferrer, Poirot & Wansbrough, Dallas

    Ellen Presby has more than three decades of litigation experience as a lead attorney for personal injury, products liability, and pharmaceutical cases. She earned a bachelor’s degree at the University of California Davis and her Juris Doctorate at the Southern Methodist University School of Law. Ellen is licensed in Texas, Arizona, and Pennsylvania, but represents clients throughout the country in both state and federal courts.

  • James F. Green, Ashcraft & Gerel, LLP, Washington, DC

    During his nearly 40 years as a litigator, James Green has argued before the U.S. Supreme Court, served as an active lecturer and author for both local and national Continuing Legal Education programs, and developed a substantial national practice with Ashcraft & Gerel that has led to hundreds of exceptional verdicts and settlements for his clients.

    His reputation for integrity and professionalism is borne out by the fact that he has been appointed by the judges of various federal courts to serve on multi-district litigation committees handling product liability cases for prescription drugs including Fosamax, Rezulin, Zyprexa, and many more.

    Mr. Green is driven by the fulfilling and gratifying experience of changing clients’ lives for the better. It is with this mindset that he tenaciously advocates for those who’ve been injured by the negligence of others.

  • Drew LaFramboise, Ashcraft & Gerel, LLP, Washington, DC

    Drew LaFramboise has spent his entire legal career representing individuals in lawsuits against some of the country’s largest and most powerful corporations. Mr. LaFramboise leads Ashcraft & Gerel’s sexual assault and abuse practice, and is an advocate for sexual assault and abuse victims in seeking compensation from their abusers. He also handles complex products liability cases and works on nationwide mass tort litigations as a member of our pharmaceutical and medical device team. Mr. LaFramboise is an energetic and skillful attorney, who works tirelessly to ensure that his clients are treated fairly and that wrongdoers are held accountable.

    While in law school, Mr. LaFramboise was the Chief Managing Editor of the Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution and a moot court national semifinalist. Due to his outstanding work representing indigent clients in the Ohio State University legal clinics, Mr. LaFramboise received the school’s prestigious Clinic Award for Excellence and Service to the Community.

August 18, 2020
Tue 1:00 PM EDT

Duration 1H 30M

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