January 27, 2022

Volume XII, Number 27


John Joseph Tanner

Joe Tanner solves product liability issues for global and regional companies. He is experienced in complex litigation and trials, multidistrict litigation (MDL), and national defense coordination, as well as finding business solutions through alternative dispute resolution, regulatory compliance and risk avoidance strategies. Joe leads Faegre Drinker's nationally ranked product liability & mass torts group.  

Product Expertise

Joe defends numerous products throughout the United States and Canada including:

  • Medical devices—Joe serves as national trial and MDL counsel to one of the largest worldwide medical device manufacturers
  • Pharmaceuticals    
  • Consumer products
  • Aquatic products
  • Industrial machinery
  • Food products
  • Motor and recreational vehicles and components

International Litigation

Joe has handled numerous international disputes and arbitrations in Canada, Europe and China. He also counsels Chinese clients that have international business ventures and U.S. clients that have interests in China.

Recall Guidance

Joe is experienced in managing regulatory recalls and counseling on regulatory compliance. He has handled recalls involving the CPSC, NHTSA and FDA, as well as unregulated recalls.


Articles in the National Law Review database by John Joseph Tanner