Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein

Speaker Bio

Lieff Cabraser partner Wendy R. Fleishman is a passionate and experienced lawyer for the injured and the loved ones of those who have died due to the wrongful misconduct of others. With more than thirty years of courtroom experience to draw upon, a large part of Wendy’s practice today consists of representing patients prescribed drugs with undisclosed and dangerous side effects or who received defective medical devices. Wendy has served in leadership roles in significant Multidistrict Litigation cases in federal and state courts involving pharmaceutical drugs, medical devices, and personal health products, including a 2022 appointment by the district court as Co-Lead Counsel in the Bovine Milk Formula MDL, the 2019 appointment by the district court judge ass Co-Lead Counsel in the NFL Concussion Injuries litigation, the 2019 appointment in the MDL lawsuit against the Riddell Helmet Manufacturing Co., and a recent appointment to the Plaintiffs Executive Committee in the Bard IVC Filter Injuries MDL pending in District of Arizona.

Wendy’s leadership roles in other cases include the Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG-II hip implant litigation, Zimmer Durom Cup Hip Implant Litigation, Yaz and Yasmin litigation, DePuy hip implant litigation, Medtronic Sprint Fidelis heart lead, the Guidant cardiac defibrillator, the Ortho Evra Patch litigation, and contaminated contact lens solution litigation against Bausch & Lomb and Abbott Medical Optics.