Karen Barth Menzies is a nationally-recognized mass tort attorney with more than twenty years of experience in federal and state litigation. Karen is particularly focused on women’s health issues and drugs that cause harm to children. She currently represents women suffering disfiguring, permanent baldness following breast cancer chemotherapy treatments with Taxotere. She also advocates for women who developed ovarian cancer after using Johnson & Johnson’s talcum powder products.
Courts throughout the country have appointed Karen to serve in leadership positions including Lead Counsel, Liaison Counsel and Plaintiff Steering Committee in some of the largest pharmaceutical and device mass tort cases. Karen has served in leadership positions in the Zoloft Birth Defect Litigation (federal and California state courts), Transvaginal Mesh Litigation (federal and California state courts), Fosamax Femur Fracture Litigation (California state court), Lexapro/Celexa Birth Defect Litigation (Missouri state court); and Paxil Birth Defect Litigation (federal and Pennsylvania state courts) the Paxil Withdrawal Litigation (California federal court) and Paxil Suicide Litigation (federal and state courts around the country).