Libretta Stennes litigates complex disputes, representing clients on matters related to environmental and mass tort defense, products liability and commercial disputes for clients in the food, agribusiness, chemical and life science industries. She guides clients through complex issues that arise from chemical exposures from products or environmental releases, particularly under emerging regulation.
Libby often leads large defense teams across multiple jurisdictions in high profile matters. She led one of the earliest Daubert challenges during class certification proceedings and has repeatedly defeated class certification for medical monitoring and property damage cases.
Libby is a creative and passionate advocate in court, with regulators and with community stakeholders. She uses legal skills mixed with environmental training to translate complex science into clear and persuasive messages. Clients value her global perspective and ability to see around corners to offer practical solutions for new product development, market withdrawal, transparency in supply chain and sustainable solutions for energy and environment.
Libby counsels clients on commercial disputes addressing trade secrets, false advertising, breach of contract, covenants not to compete and business torts. She also partners with clients through times of major change management, advising on issues regarding product development, termination of business relationships, market withdrawal and disruptions to supply chains.
- Toxic tort and environmental litigation
- Mass torts
- Products liability
- Class actions
- Environmental, social & governance