Candace Ali Blydenburgh Partner

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Candace is a co-lead of our Insurance Recovery Practice and a partner in the firm’s Environmental and Mass Tort Litigation department. Her practice involves insurance recovery for corporate clients in various areas as well as the representation of corporate defendants in high exposure, complex cases in state and federal courts throughout the country.

Candace has tried several cases to verdict in numerous jurisdictions including Pennsylvania, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Puerto Rico. Candace’s diverse trial experience includes, significant personal injury and product liability cases, toxic matters, breach of warranty and breach of contract actions.

Candace has significant experience in the medical, automotive and energy industries. She defends medical device manufacturers and distributors in litigation across the country involving surgical and non-surgical products. Candace handles environmental nuisance allegations as well as environmental groundwater contamination cases. She has been retained to defend companies against negligence claims as well as consumer product and fraud allegations. She serves as advisor for nationwide litigation which includes preparing corporate witnesses for depositions and trials, ensuring consistency in motion practice and developing trial strategies. In addition, Candace has represented automotive manufacturers against claims involving electronic stability control, seats, seat belts, and restraints for small occupants and children.

In addition, Candace has managed litigation for national and multi-district matters. She coordinated discovery in a recreational vehicle MDL and coordinated discovery for a transportation networking company. Currently, Candace serves as national coordinating counsel for a transportation company and national product liability counsel for a medical device company.


  • Serve as national product liability counsel for Fortune 500 medical device company.
  • Serve as national discovery and coordinating counsel for a Fortune 50 transportation company.
  • Serve as trial counsel in matters involving significant injuries to children and/or wrongful death.
  • Represent Fortune 500 companies in product liability, nuisance MTBE litigation and insurance recovery actions.
  • Serve as monitoring trial counsel for a Fortune 50 transportation company.
  • Represent municipality in breach of contract action involving municipality’s property.
  • Represent Fortune 500 companies in breach of warranty and consumer protection actions.
  • Coordinated document collection and review of electronic and hard copy materials and negotiate preservation order for Fortune 500 company in multidistrict litigation.
  • Prepare and defend corporate representatives and employees in product liability, consumer product and significant exposure litigation.
  • Served as national coordinating counsel for transportation network company.