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Dimple Shah has nearly 20 years of experience representing corporate entities in product liability and commercial litigation in the pharmaceutical, medical device, health care and dietary supplement industries. She has also handled cases involving automotive product liability and warranty, residential construction and nursing homes. Dimple’s experience includes the defense and prosecution of various matters, including strict liability, negligence, breach of contract, fraud, misrepresentation, and deceptive trade practices claims, among others.

Clients rely on Dimple's varied background defending manufacturers in both personal injury and product liability claims. Dimple currently serves as outside general counsel for a large nutritional supplements manufacturer primarily managing commercial litigation matters. Dimple previously served as Texas counsel for a national laser hair removal company as well as for a nationwide nursing home provider. She has considerable experience managing discovery, including a lead role in a nationwide litigation comprising over 5,000 cases.

Dimple works closely with medical device and pharmaceutical sales representatives and has amassed a significant amount of experience in defending them in product liability litigation. Dimple has successfully argued key motions across courts in Texas and in other jurisdictions including California and New Jersey. She has deposed hundreds of plaintiffs, fact witnesses, treating and prescribing physicians and experts, and has defended depositions of corporate representatives, sales representatives and defense experts in various high-stakes litigation. Her experience also includes extensive deposition training and work-up relating to mass tort litigation. 

Dimple was a 2012 Fellow of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity and continues to spur diversity and inclusion in the legal community.

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1999

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas

Education

  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1999
  • University College London, United Kingdom
  • The University of Texas at Austin, B.A., 1996
    —Plan II Honors Program

Professional Associations

    • Dallas South Asian Bar Association
    • Dallas Bar Association
    • Plano Bar Association
    • State Bar of Texas

Distinctions

    • D Magazine
      —Best Lawyers in Dallas, 2017
    • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity
      — Fellow, 2012
    • Super Lawyers Magazine
      —Texas Rising Stars, 2004, 2006 – 2011

Recent News, Events and Blogs


Publications

  • "3D Printing Potential Product Liability Issues," ACI and HP Legal, Regulatory and Business Conference on 3D Printing, Co-Presenter, June 2018
  • "3D Printed Pharmaceuticals and Devices," ABA Life Sciences Summit, Presenter, September 2017
  • "FDA Requires Food Safety Defense Plans... Will Courts Do the Same?", Co-Author, Client Alert, June 2016