Lieff Cabraser attorney Wendy R. Fleishman has recently been elected to the Board of Governors of the American Association for Justice (AAJ). Fleishman also serves as a leader of the AAJ’s Women’s Caucus. Promoting a fair and effective justice system, AAJ’s mission is to support the representation of those injured by the harmful misconduct and negligence of others.
One of the nation’s leading mass torts litigators, Fleishman has served in leadership roles in over 20 federal Multidistrict Litigation cases and state coordinated court proceedings in catastrophic injury, pharmaceutical drugs, medical devices, and personal health products. The combined settlements in these cases exceed $5 billion.
These cases include the Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation, Zimmer Durom Cup Hip Implant Litigation, Yaz and Yasmin Product Liability Litigation, DePuy Hip Implant Litigation, Medtronic Sprint Fidelis Litigation, the Guidant cardiac defibrillator, the Ortho Evra Patch litigation, and contaminated contact lens solution litigation against Bausch & Lomb and Abbott Medical Optics.
Fleishman also presents clients in a wide range of individual catastrophic injury cases. Her expertise includes vehicle accidents based on design defects, as well as serious and complicated medical malpractice cases.