Nils B. (Burt) Snell
Burt is a trial lawyer who focuses on representing the needs of pharmaceutical and medical device companies, especially in the context of complex product liability matters. He is experienced in defending federal multidistrict litigation (MDLs), state court coordinated litigation, US and foreign class actions, as well as individual plaintiff cases. He served as lead or co-lead trial counsel in numerous trials. He has extensive experience in preparing and defending depositions and trial testimony of APEX witnesses, other high-level management, and corporate designees in both US and foreign litigations. He has led teams in the development of experts for US and foreign litigations and regularly works closely with lawyers around the world on expert, science, and regulatory matters. He also has significant experience in commercial litigation, class actions, mass torts, AG litigation, and IP litigation. Burt also is an expert in drug and medical device medical, clinical, quality and regulatory issues in the US, EU, and other foreign jurisdictions. He routinely counsels and guides clients through FDA, EU MDR and other complex foreign multi-jurisdiction regulatory and legal issues. He also has extensive experience counseling clients in their response to foreign governments and litigation, third parties, and the media.
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