Product Liability MVP: Kirkland's Andrew McGaan

Law360, New York (December 15, 2011, 3:10 PM EST) -- Kirkland & Ellis LLP's Andrew McGaan has won over juries in emotionally charged cases against tobacco giants, winning wrongful death disputes and a 12-year battle waged by Missouri hospitals, earning him a place among Law360's Product Liability MVPs.

McGaan, who has also worked on restructuring and other commercial litigation, loves trying cases, he told Law360. He enjoys taking complex facts and constructing compelling narratives for juries, who can have preconceived notions about cigarettes.

“There is some significant drama that influences how the story gets told. Adversaries...
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