Gary joined the firm in 2007, became a partner in 2015, and practices in a variety of areas of civil tort litigation including the defense of matters involving product liability, premises liability, trucking and transportation claims and professional liability. Gary's expertise in the defense of asbestos-related product and premises claims has made him a valuable member of many of the firm's client defense teams. Gary serves as the primary point of contact for several asbestos clients and takes the lead in the coordination of responses and presenting objections to motions impacting all of the firm's asbestos clients, such as those related to setting trial dates and expediting depositions. Gary has been one of the designated attorneys prepared to argue critical motions related to the asbestos litigation in Madison County, such as those relating to forum issues. In addition, he played a key role in the firm's efforts to implement legislative change in the laws related to Worker's Compensation claims in Missouri and the impact on employers facing direct asbestos claims.
Gary is involved in all aspects of the defense of cases in his various practice areas, including the preparation and presentation of all necessary motions, defending the firm's clients at depositions, taking depositions of opposing parties and working with experts in order to prepare for trials in Illinois and Missouri.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Gary Pinter