Wendy Lumish is the leader of the firm's Appellate and Advance Motions practice group. Her primary focus is on legal issues and appeals in defending product liability, personal injury and medical malpractice cases. She represents manufacturers of multiple products including automobiles, asbestos-containing products, medical and pharmaceutical products and sporting goods. Wendy has extensive experience working on legal issues of national significance including the test of design defect, warnings, crashworthiness, the use and scope of expert testimony, the seat belt defense, punitive damages and class actions. As an active member of the Product Liability Advisory Council for more than 25 years, Wendy has written a number of amicus briefs and is a frequent speaker at meetings.
Wendy's practice includes extensive participation at the trial court level in order to address legal issues and preserve error for appeal. In her role, she assists with general trial strategy, preparation of dispositive motions, motions in limine, Daubert motions and jury instructions. Wendy routinely attends trials to argue these issues. She also handles the post-trial briefing and argument.
Wendy is board certified in Appellate Law by The Florida Bar. She is also a Fellow in the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, an organization whose membership is limited to 500 members and is by invitation only.