Stephen T. Fowler focuses his practice on products liability defense typically in national MDL litigation. He is experienced defending manufacturers of a wide variety of products and focuses on pharmaceuticals and implantable medical devices. Stephen’s products liability experience over the past 20 years includes defending consumer products, foreign objects in food, talcum powder, asbestos, complicated manufacturing machinery and heavy construction equipment, and even a thoroughbred racehorse. For more than 20 years, Stephen has defended manufacturers of products in the State and Federal Courts in Virginia, Maryland and D.C. and in MDL actions nationwide. In each of his product cases, he works closely with medical, scientific and regulatory experts. Stephen has wide-ranging courtroom experience and has tried over a dozen jury trials as first and second chair and has tried over 100 bench trials to verdict in Virginia, D.C. and Maryland.
- Product liability
- Toxic tort litigation
- Commercial litigation and disputes
- Life sciences health industry group
- FDA medical device regulations