Judge With 'West Virginia Grit' Takes On 1st Opioid MDL Trial

Law360 (April 28, 2021, 8:20 PM EDT) -- The federal judge presiding over the first trial bellwether in the opioid multidistrict litigation in the country over the opioid crisis is a portrait of "West Virginia grit," with a storied career spanning the state where the highly anticipated proceedings are set to begin Monday.

U.S. District Judge

David A. Faber

Key moments in the career of Judge David Faber, who was born in Charleston, W.Va., in 1942:

» 1967: Yale Law School School, J.D.

» 1968 - 1972: U.S. Air Force JAG Corps

» 1972 - 1981: Love Wise Robinson & Woodrow law firm, Charleston, W.Va.

» 1978 - 1992: West Virginia Air National...

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