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May 30, 2013

Chambers USA Recognizes Bowman and Brooke for Product Liability Litigation Work Nationwide

Leading Defense Firm Credited With "Very Good Trial Lawyers, Lots of Experience"

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Minneapolis, MN (May 30, 2013) – Bowman and Brooke LLP, a nationally recognized trial law firm focused on defending high-stakes product liability and mass tort cases, announced that it has once again been ranked by Chambers USA for product liability and mass tort litigation.

This year, Bowman and Brooke was recognized for the second consecutive year in Band 2 of the Nationwide Product Liability category. Chambers USA 2013 reported that “this team's ability to apply its excellent understanding of vehicle technology to the demands of litigation wins it mandates from various leading automotive companies, including Toyota, Ford and Nissan North America. It represents Toyota as lead product liability defense counsel in the unintended acceleration litigation. The practice spans a range of other sectors, with recent work including defending medical device manufacturer Breg in relation to pain relief pumps alleged to cause deterioration of joint cartilage.”

Four individual attorneys were also recognized: Paul Cereghini and Joel Smith in the Nationwide Individual category and Automotive Spotlight; Sandra Giannone Ezell in Band 1 of the Virginia Product Liability category; and Thomas Branigan in the Michigan General Commercial category. Mr. Smith was also recognized in the South Carolina General Commercial category.

Bowman and Brooke has a long history of defending household-name manufacturers in high-stakes product liability cases. The firm’s clients include many of the nation’s largest manufacturers and corporations, including companies in the automotive, recreational vehicle, industrial, medical devices, healthcare, and consumer products industries.

About Chambers and Partners
Since 1990, Chambers has published the world’s leading guides to the legal profession and has built a reputation for in-depth, objective research. With a team of 100 highly qualified full-time researchers who conduct thousands of interviews with lawyers and their clients worldwide, Chambers identifies and ranks the world’s best lawyers according to the criteria most valued by clients.

About Bowman and Brooke LLP
Bowman and Brooke LLP is a nationally recognized trial firm with one of the largest product liability practices in the country. The firm’s nearly 200 attorneys defend a variety of corporate clients, including many Global 500 companies, in widely publicized catastrophic injury and wrongful death matters, and in other product-related litigation throughout all 50 states. Bowman and Brooke’s lawyers regularly represent their clients and try cases in courthouses across the United States. The firm has offices in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Detroit, San Jose, Los Angeles, Richmond, Columbia, Dallas and Austin. For more information on the firm visit