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Recent Developments in Hair Product, Juul and Tylenol Litigations



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Description: This CLE will discuss the causes of action and potential causes of action in the litigations involving Juul, Tylenol and Hair Straighter. Will also discuss what stage the litigation is in, what has occurred and what next steps may be. 
 
Presenter Bios 
 
Edward Neiger started off as a bankruptcy lawyer, training under the legendary bankruptcy attorney Harvey R. Miller at the bankruptcy and litigation powerhouse, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. He founded Neiger LLP in 2008, and after meeting Joseph Steinfeld, the two hit it off and began trying cases together and doing joint representations, then decided to merge their practices in 2012 under ASK LLP. Now, with multiple areas of law practice and almost 150,000 clients, ASK LLP has grown into a modern, sophisticated law firm.
 
With an impressive roster of bankruptcy case involvement to his name including Enron, Lehman Brothers, GM, PG&E and representing thousands of victims of Boy Scout sexual abuse and over 100,000 victims of Purdue Pharma, Ed has devoted his career to standing up against powerful people and entities and taking an aggressive stance to fight and recover money for victims.
 
Ed is a passionate advocate for those affected by the opioid crisis. He is on the board of 2EndTheSitgma and works to help those suffering from addiction, including those incarcerated, get the help they need. At the same time, he fights to hold those responsible for the opioid crisis, especially governments and elected officials, accountable.
 
In the past, he helped Holocaust survivors recover monetary damages from the German government, including his own grandfather.
 
He is a member of the New York City Bar Association’s Imperfect History Committee, which explores and uncovers the racist roots of the NYC Bar Association, and, in 2020, Edward was recognized as one of the American Bankruptcy Institute’s ‘40 Under 40’ award winners.
 
Ed is the author of the New York Law Journal’s “Mass Torts Roundup” and “Bankruptcy Update” columns.
 
All of Ed’s grandparents are Holocaust survivors and came to the United States as refugees after the Second World War. He is a Brooklyn native and a first-generation college graduate, earning a JD from Fordham University School of Law where he served on the prestigious Law Review. He lives in New York with his wife and two daughters.
 
Alexandra W. Robertson is an attorney and partner at ASK LLP in mass tort litigation. Alex has spent the last nine years of her practice dedicated to representing individuals injured by dangerous pharmaceuticals and hazardous medical devices. She has experience in all facets of mass tort litigation from case acquisition to settlement. Alex has worked in both federal and state court, having worked on numerous multidistrict litigations and state court consolidations. Some of the mass torts she has worked on include: In re Propecia (Finasteride) Products Liability Litigation in the Eastern District of New York; In re Taxotere (Docetaxel) Products Liability Litigation in the Eastern District of Louisiana;  In re Testosterone Replacement Therapy Products Liability Litigation in the Northern District of Illinois; In re Preterm Infant Nutrition Products Liability Litigation in the Northern District of Illinois; In re Hair Relaxer Marketing, Sales Practices, and Products Liability Litigation in the Northern District of Illinois; In re Acetaminophen – ASD/ADHD Products Liability Litigation in the Southern District of New York; In re Juul Labs, Inc., Marketing, Sales Practices, and Products Liability Litigation in the Northern District of California; In re Paragard IUD Products Liability Litigation in the Northern District of Georgia; along with Risperdal and Invega state court consolidations in California and Pennsylvania; and Hyland’s Baby Teething Tablets state court consolidation in California. Alex has also previously worked with a variety of nonprofits and governmental organizations. She has a passion for social justice and continues to advocate for the underprivileged in her legal career.



Practice Areas: Complex Litigation, Litigation & Appeals
Online Media Type: Video
Production Date: 03/23/2023
Level: Intermediate
Category: Standard
Duration: 1 Hours, 10 Minutes
Online Format: On Demand
Course Type: Public

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Expiration: 03/22/2026
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Speakers:
Edward Neiger - Ask LLP
Alexandra Robertson - Ask LLP
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