Randy Christian is an established pharmaceutical trial attorney who focuses his practice on the defense of pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers throughout the United States. He is, and has been, trial counsel for pharmaceutical and medical device cases in twelve different states. Randy served as lead trial counsel in a four-month bellwether trial in Southern California for a major medical device company. He also tried to verdict the first bellwether trial in the country involving hormone replacement therapy in a Federal MDL proceeding.
With more than 25 years of experience, Randy’s pharmaceutical, mass tort and medical device product liability experience is vast and includes the defense of diabetes medications, anti-seizure medications, anti-hypertensives, hormone replacement therapy, bisphosphonates, birth control medications, diet drugs, vaccines, spinal cord stimulators, breast implants and several ophthalmic products. In addition, Randy has recent and substantial experience in conducting litigation risk assessments for companies preparing to market new products and marketed products where litigation is anticipated. Finally, Randy also defends pharmaceutical companies in pricing and third-party payor litigation, including government enforcement actions alleging Medicaid fraud and has significant experience defending companies sued under the Texas Medicaid Fraud Prevention Act.
Randy has been recognized by The Legal 500 in Product Liability and Mass Tort Defense: Medical Device and Pharmaceutical category for his outstanding work in these areas. Additionally, Randy has been recognized as a “Life Science Star” by LMG Life Sciences from 2012 – 2020.