Product Liability MVP: Dechert's Diane Sullivan

Law360, New York (December 16, 2011, 7:32 PM EST) -- Using her ability to interestingly and effectively convey the facts of high-stakes tort disputes to juries, Diane Sullivan of Dechert LLP helped Philip Morris USA Inc. beat a group of hospitals' $455 million dollar suit over the costs of treating uninsured smokers, earning her a place among Law360's Product Liability MVPs.

An experienced trial attorney, Sullivan — a litigation partner in the firm's Princeton, N.J., office — has recently scored major victories for her clients by skillfully maneuvering the nuances of contentious disputes to both secure...
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