Cases Tried or Otherwise Taken to Judgment
Hamilton Sundstrand Camdenton Litigation (Camden County, Missouri)
Trial Counsel for Sundstrand in environmental tort cases claiming that alleged environmental contamination in and around Sundstrand’s Camdenton, Missouri facility caused plaintiffs’ personal injuries. Nearly 30 cases are currently pending.
- Gray et al. v. Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation
Trial Counsel for Sundstrand in environmental tort case related to contamination of drinking water in community where Sundstrand’s former manufacturing facility was located. Won a complete defense verdict for Sundstrand on plaintiffs’ claims for negligence and punitive damages following a 3-week jury trial.
- Fitzgerald v. Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation
Trial Counsel for Sundstrand in environmental tort case related to chemical contamination in community where Sundstrand’s former manufacturing facility was located. Case pending.
San Francisco v. Purdue (N.D. Ca.)
Trial counsel for Walgreens in bellwether bench trial against manufacturers, distributors, and Walgreens, alleging marketing, distribution, and sale of prescription opioids contributed to a public nuisance in San Francisco. Case settled before the damages phase for less than 3% of damages sought.
Lake County, OH v. Purdue and Trumbull County, OH v. Purdue (N.D. Ohio, Sixth Circuit)
Trial counsel for Walgreens in first bellwether jury trial against chain pharmacies, alleging distribution and sale of prescription opioids caused a public nuisance in two Ohio counties. Appeal pending.
Other Representative Cases
National and trial counsel for Walgreens in nationwide litigation relating to the distribution and sale of prescription opioid medications, including more than 2,500 cases brought by states, cities, counties, tribes, and private parties seeking recovery in connection with the opioid abuse crisis. MDL in the Northern District of Ohio and a large number of related state court cases.
Professional Activities and Community Service
Colorado NHL Alumni Association, Board Member
Education & Honors
Harvard Law School, 2019, J.D., cum laude
Dean's Scholar Prizes in Federal Courts, Constitutional History, Criminal Law, and Legal Research & Writing
Board of Student Advisers, Teaching Assistant in Legal Research and Writing
University of Denver, 2016, B.S., summa cum laude
Outstanding Senior Award
Academic All American (Ice Hockey)
- Honorable Cormac J. Carney, United States District Court for the Central District of California, 2020-2021
- Honorable Allison H. Eid, United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, 2019-2020
Legal Extern for the United States Attorney's Office, District of Massachusetts, 2018
Legal Intern for the California Attorney General, 2017