Gerald P. SchneeweisGerald Schneeweis Clark Hill
Gerald P. Schneeweis
Gerald Schneeweis represents manufacturers of prescription and over the counter medications, medical devices and other FDA-regulated products in state and federal courts, and a variety of businesses in commercial and intellectual property disputes.
Gerry represents clients in state and federal trial and appellate courts. His clients include pharmaceutical and medical device companies, as well as other manufacturers in product liability litigation asserting claims of design and manufacturing defect, failure to warn and off-label promotion. He acts as coordinating, regional, and local counsel in federal and statewide coordinated proceedings, asserting product liability claims against life sciences manufacturers and research entities. He served as lead coordinating counsel in multi-plaintiff product liability litigation on behalf of a dermal filler manufacturer/clinical trial sponsor and several of its former executives, officers and directors. He counsels manufacturers and insurers on various product liability issues, including adequacy of warnings, marketing, and FDA rules on promotion of off-label use.
In addition, Gerry represents industrial, consumer and agricultural research companies in product liability, breach of warranty and breach of contract litigation. His experience also includes the representation of clients in design and engineering firms and retailers in commercial disputes, unfair competition and business torts, as well as intellectual property litigation.