Overview

Stephen M. Copenhaver is a litigator and a problem solver. He counsels a wide range of clients, from small corporations to Fortune 500 companies, on matters including product liability and class actions, civil conspiracy, consumer fraud, and breach of contract. Steve appears on behalf of his clients in state and federal courts throughout the country.

Drawing on his deep and broad experience, Steve is a conscientious adviser, strategist, negotiator and, when necessary, courtroom advocate. In all instances, Steve works hard to find effective and efficient solutions to meet his clients’ overall strategic goals.

Product Liability and Mass Torts Blog

Selecting Cases for Early Trials in Multidistrict Litigation: Which Way Will the Bellwethers Go?

Parties engaged in multidistrict litigation (MDL) face a crucial decision: which case or cases should be tried first? For both plaintiffs and defendants, bellwethers — the first trial or trials from the similar cases making up the MDL — can determine how the rest of the cases proceed. One current headlining case — the prescription... Continue Reading

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