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

Talc Talk – One of These Things (Verdicts) Is Not Like the Others

We’ve been following a series of cases filed against Johnson & Johnson by plaintiffs alleging that using talc caused ovarian cancer. Since 2009, over 2000 cases have been filed, mostly in Missouri, New Jersey, and California. Missouri has seen four trials: the first three resulted in plaintiffs’ verdicts, but the fourth and most recent resulted in... Continue Reading