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November 18, 2013

Two Bowman and Brooke Attorneys Named to Law360's MVP List for Product Liability

Vincent Galvin and Paul Cereghini Recognized As Top Product Liability Defense Leaders

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Bowman and Brooke LLP, a national law firm with a long history of defending household name manufacturers in high-stakes product liability and mass tort cases, is pleased to announce that Executive Managing Partners Vincent Galvin and Paul Cereghini have been named to Law360’s MVP list for Product Liability.

After receiving close to 500 nominations, Law360 chose 113 lawyers as MVPs across 22 practice areas and 52 firms for their accomplishments in major litigation or transactions between October 2012 and October 2013. Selected honorees will be profiled in the publication beginning November 18.

Rarely in the past have two lawyers from the same firm been honored by Law360 as MVPs in the same category in the same year, according to the publication’s editors. 

“The successes that Paul and Vince have achieved in the last two years on behalf of our clients have been nothing less than historic,” said Firm Chair David Graves, Jr. “We are delighted that their dedication and their outstanding work in such high-profile litigation are being nationally recognized."

Most notably, Mr. Galvin won a favorable defense verdict while serving as first-chair lead trial counsel on behalf of Toyota Motor Corporation in the California JCCP’s bellwether "unintended acceleration" trial, Uno v. Toyota. Uno v. Toyota was dubbed a “landmark trial” by the Los Angeles Times.

Mr. Cereghini served as lead counsel to three of the world's largest vehicle manufactures in three trials, in three states, resulting in three defense verdicts for Honda, Hyundai and BMW.  Additionally, he spearheading the defense of helmet-maker Riddell Sports Inc. in continuing litigation brought by former football players in both the NFL and NCAA.

Read the Law360 profiles for Paul and Vince.

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