Rochelle R. Breier Counsel

Rochelle serves as national coordinating counsel to clients in the transportation industry, providing strategic advice to clients defending a portfolio of litigation in jurisdictions around the country.

She routinely advises clients on all aspects of litigation, including pleadings, motions, briefs, e-discovery, depositions and trial preparation.

Experience

Prior to joining McGuireWoods, Rochelle’s practice focused on defending global manufacturers in complex product liability class actions involving pharmaceuticals, over-the-counter medications and medical devices. Rochelle’s experience includes:

Represented pharmaceutical company in cases alleging injuries sustained from a surgical medication used to reduce bleeding during surgery.

Represented chemical manufacturer in chemical exposure personal injury suits.

Represented combination aspirin manufacturer in consumer fraud lawsuits.

Represented pharmaceutical manufacturer in cases alleging injuries sustained from a hormonal intrauterine device.

Represented pharmaceutical company in litigation involving thousands of plaintiffs alleging injuries sustained from an oral contraceptive.

Represented pharmaceutical company in litigation involving thousands of plaintiffs alleging injuries sustained from a permanent birth control device.

Represented pharmaceutical company in products liability cases alleging injuries sustained from a gadolinium-based MRI contrast agent.

Obtained summary judgment for heavy machinery manufacturer in a breach of contract case in which the plaintiff alleged $20 million in damages.

  • Duquesne University School of Law, JD, cum laude, 2004
  • Duquesne University, BA, Journalism, cum laude, 2002

Member, Allegheny County Bar Association

  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
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