Kathleen A. Stimeling's practice is focused on complex product liability matters, labor and employment cases, and commercial litigation. She has tried two matters and is experienced in all phases of civil trials, including:
- Pre-trial motions and arguments
- Percipient and expert witness preparation
- Jury selection
Ms. Stimeling manages all aspects of civil litigation in state and federal courts. Her responsibilities include:
- Drafting and arguing motions
- Taking and defending depositions
- Preparing and implementing discovery plans
- Researching, retaining and preparing experts
- Trial preparation and trial
As an employment litigator, she defends claims for failure to accommodate disabilities, sexual and racial harassment, retaliation, and age discrimination and harassment. She advises clients on appropriate interactive processes for purposes of disability accommodations; discrimination, harassment, and retaliation allegations; and labor and workers' compensation issues. She is experienced in conducting internal investigations involving claims of racial and sexual harassment in the workplace.
Ms. Stimeling manages and handles all aspects of litigation for a manufacturer of children's car seats in product liability matters involving death or catastrophic injury, and she regularly represents the world's largest glass manufacturer in cases alleging personal injury.