ViiV Healthcare v. Gilead Sciences (D. Del.)
Trial counsel for Gilead in a patent infringement case related to Gilead’s Biktarvy® HIV treatment.
State of New Mexico v. Walgreens (First Judicial District Court, Santa Fe, NM 2022)
Trial counsel for Walgreens in case brought by the New Mexico Attorney General alleging claims for public nuisance and unfair trade practices relating to Walgreens’ dispensing of prescription opioid medications. Trial lasted seven weeks in September and October 2022.
State of West Virginia v. Walgreens (Circuit Court of Kanawha County, WV 2022)
Counsel for Walgreens in case brought by the West Virginia Attorney General alleging claims for public relating to Walgreens’ dispensing of prescription opioid medications.
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.
Professional Activities and Community Service
Chicago Food Equity Council, Member
Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD), Pathfinder
Education & Honors
Yale Law School, 2014, J.D.
Yale Journal on Regulation, Senior Editor
Moot Court Coach and Teacher
Black and Latino Law Students Association, Board Member
Morehouse College, 2008, B.A., magna cum laude
Phi Beta Kappa
Morehouse Model United Nations Team
Outstanding Delegate Award
- Honorable Edgardo Ramos, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2017 – 2018
- Honorable Raymond J. Lohier, Jr., United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2016 – 2017
- New York
- Southern District of New York
- Eastern District of New York
- Not Admitted to Practice in Illinois