HarrisMartin's MDL Conference: Mesh Litigation Faculty

Co-Chair Henry G. Garrard III, Blasingame, Burch, Garrard & Ashley, P.C., Athens, GA Show/Hide Bio

Co-Chair Henry G. Garrard III

Henry G. Garrard III is a dedicated Athens personal injury and plaintiffs’ litigation lawyer at Blasingame, Burch, Garrard & Ashley, P.C. Throughout his extensive career, he has handled a wide variety of complex injury claims, including those involving medical malpractice and products liability, as well as qui tam litigation, tort liability, and class actions. Additionally, he has experience handling very complicated litigation, including multidistrict litigation.

Henry attended the University of Georgia where he graduated cum laude in 1968 with his B.B.A. degree. Following this, he obtained his J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law, graduating cum laude in 1970. During his time at school, Henry was a member of Phi Delta Phi, Phi Kappa Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa, Blue Key, and was on the Editorial Board for the Georgia Law Review from 1969-1970.

Co-Chair Jonathan D. Orent, Motley Rice LLC, Providence, RI Show/Hide Bio

Co-Chair Jonathan D. Orent

Jonathan Orent litigates for people alleging harm by defective medical devices and pharmaceutical drugs, including all aspects of discovery and expert development. He represents women suffering from painful side effects associated with pelvic mesh/sling products in thousands of filed cases against multiple corporations, as well as hernia patients harmed by mesh repairs.

Jonathan was appointed lead counsel of hernia mesh litigation In re Atrium Medical Corp. C-QUR Mesh Products Liability Litigation, MDL #2753. He serves as co-liaison counsel in transvaginal mesh litigation In re C.R. Bard Inc. in New Jersey state court and as state court liaison counsel in Massachusetts. He is a member of the litigation team that successfully tried the Barba case to a $100 million verdict in Delaware (later reduced by appeal to $10 million). Jonathan also led the successful appeal to the Massachusetts Court of Appeals, which allowed key evidence relating to Boston Scientific’s alleged knowledge of the potential harm caused by its products. Jonathan is co-chair of the AAJ Hernia Mesh Litigation Group.

Erin Copeland, Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs, Houston

Jon C. Conlin, Cory Watson Attorneys, Birmingham, AL

Katherine Cornell, Blizzard & Nabers, Houston

Mike Daly, Pogust Braslow Millrood, LLC, Philadelphia

Adam Evans, The Hollis Law Firm, P.A., Prairie Village, KS

Vance R. Andrus, Andrus Wagstaff, Boston

Fidelma L. Fitzpatrick, Motley Rice LLC, Mount Pleasant, SC

Patrick H. Garrard, Blasingame, Burch, Garrard & Ashley, P.C., Athens, GA

D. Todd Mathews, Gori Julian & Associates, P.C., Edwardsville, IL

Justin Browne, Ketterer Browne and Anderson, Bel Air, MD

James B. Matthews III, Blasingame, Burch, Garrard & Ashley, P.C., Athens, GA

Steve Nober, Founder/CEO, Consumer Attorney Marketing Group (CAMG), Woodland Hills, CA

David L. Selby II, Bailey & Glasser LLP, Birmingham, AL

Katelyn Richardson, Johnson Law Group, Houston

Robert Price, Levin Papantonio, Pensacola, FL

Thomas W. Pirtle, Laminack, Pirtle & Martines, Houston

Fred Thompson III, Motley Rice LLC, Mount Pleasant, SC

Mark T. Sadaka, Law Offices of Sadaka Associates, Englewood, NJ

Aimee H. Wagstaff, Andrus Wagstaff, Denver

Crystal Utley, Vice President of Case Development, Garretson Resolution Group , Charlotte, NC

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