Nina R. Rose
Ms. Rose has experience in the day-to-day management of large-scale product liability litigation, encompassing cases pending in state courts across the country and actions coordinated in federal multidistrict litigation proceedings.
She also develops and implements strategies to defeat product liability litigation on the merits, including by working with experts in a variety of specialties to challenge plaintiffs’ scientific and economic theories. In particular, Ms. Rose was significantly involved in developing expert evidence, and challenging plaintiffs’ experts’ opinions at the Daubert stage, in connection with litigation alleging that baby powder manufactured by Johnson & Johnson caused personal injuries to consumers. She also played a significant role in drafting dispositive and trial motions in connection with a number of baby powder cases pending in state and federal court.
In addition, Ms. Rose has significant experience with respect to the defense of consumer class actions, having represented a variety of product manufacturers and consumer services providers facing proposed nationwide and statewide classes alleging consumer fraud, warranty and other claims. She has successfully defended clients such as Merck, GSK and the National Hockey League against class action allegations.
Ms. Rose also has substantial experience in successfully defending against challenges to her clients’ claims of privilege and against allegations of spoliation of evidence in connection with product liability litigation. She advises corporate clients on best practices to protect the confidentiality of their privileged communications and to avoid costly discovery disputes regarding data retention.
Ms. Rose has been named one of the Top 30 Lawyers Under 30 in Washington, D.C. by Legal Bisnow.
- “Alternative Arguments Against Class Certification,” Strafford Publications Webinar, March 18, 2021
- “Emerging Trends in False Labeling and Consumer Class Actions,” Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP Webinar, March 11, 2021
- “Deploying Motions to Strike Class Allegations Precertification,” Strafford Publications Webinar, May 14, 2020
- “Ascertainability Requirement for Class Certification,” Strafford Publications Webinar, March 16, 2017
- J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2005
- A.B., Duke University, 2002
- District of Columbia
- New York