Overview

Malerie practices civil litigation and defends clients against class action claims.

She counsels clients in the juvenile products, food and beverage, automotive, and consumer home goods industries. Working on cases throughout the country in state and federal court, Malerie’s broad experience includes multidistrict civil litigation and governmental investigations. She also advises clients at all stages of product development and sales.

A food law enthusiast, Malerie enjoys writing about the latest industry trends for the firm’s blogs and other publications. Before joining Schiff Hardin, Malerie was a litigation associate in the New York office of an international law firm.

Product Liability & Mass Torts Blog

Not Another Puff Piece: The Difference Between Puffery and False Advertising

Have you eaten “America’s Favorite Pasta”[1] or received a “record-breaking” [2] footbag with your fast-food meal? While these products may seem to have little in common, they have a shared experience – each was the target of a false advertising claim. The statements raise the always-burning question for manufacturers: what is mere puffery and what... Continue Reading

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