Minneapolis, MN (June 13, 2013) – Bowman and Brooke LLP, a nationally recognized trial law firm focused on defending high-stakes product liability and mass tort litigation, announced its most recent recognition by The Legal 500 for product liability litigation work in automotive, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices.
For the sixth year in a row, Bowman and Brooke was recommended as a top tier firm in the practice area of litigation – product liability and mass tort defense in automotive/transport. “Bowman and Brooke LLP’s team of ‘outstanding’ product defense specialists handles an extensive range of automotive liability cases covering road automobiles, motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles, and often acts as US national counsel for international manufacturers,” said The Legal 500 report. “The practice is valued for its deep bench of trial lawyers and coast-to-coast presence.”
The firm was also recommended in the practice area of litigation – product liability and mass tort defense in pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Stating specifically, "the team is ‘extremely responsive’ and has ‘real expertise’. Managing partner Kim Schmid is ‘very focused on bringing value’ to her clients and staffs cases with ‘efficient, high-value attorneys’."
Seven individual Bowman and Brooke attorneys received recognition by The Legal 500. Executive Managing Partners Paul Cereghini and Vincent Galvin, Jr. were recognized on the 2013 “Leading Lawyers” list in the practice area of litigation – product liability and mass tort defense in automotive/transport. Mr. Cereghini and Mr. Galvin were also recognized alongside Founding Partner David Kelly and Managing Partner Joel Smith in The Legal 500 U.S. 2013’s editorial in the same category.
Executive Managing Partner Kim Schmid and Partners Kelly Kimbrough and Randall Christian were recognized in the editorial for litigation – product liability and mass tort defense in pharmaceuticals and medical devices.
This recognition comes on the heels of Bowman and Brooke’s recent announcement that it was ranked by Chambers USA for product liability and mass tort litigation. The firm was recognized in Band 2 of the Nationwide Product Liability category for the second consecutive year.
About The Legal 500
The Legal 500 Series, now in its 26th year, is widely acknowledged as the world’s largest legal referral guide. More than 250,000 corporate counsel are surveyed and interviewed globally each year. The Legal 500 is an independent guide, and firms and individuals are recommended purely on merit. The Legal 500 United States is the only guide to recommend firms on a national basis, and in 2013, has recommended just 311 firms. It is also the only guide to truly reflect the needs of corporate counsel by focusing on the strength in depth of the teams (practice and associates) rather than simply list individual partners.
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 www.bowmanandbrooke.com.