Eckert Seamans Adds Ex-Bayer General Counsel To PL Group

Law360, Philadelphia (January 27, 2014, 4:37 PM EST) -- Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott LLC announced Monday that it had bolstered its product liability practice by bringing in the former associate general counsel of Bayer Corp. to join the firm’s Pittsburgh office as a member. 

Gary D. McConnell, who spent the last 15 years in house at the pharmaceutical giant and also served as a vice president, will focus his attention on mass torts and other product liability litigation as well as general commercial litigation.

“Eckert is a firm that I have great respect for,...
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