Steptoe Hires Product Liability Head From WilmerHale

Law360, New York (August 11, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- After 20 years at WilmerHale LLP working mostly on product liability cases, Roger Yoerges has joined Steptoe & Johnson LLP as a partner to expand its pharmaceutical and medical device product practice.

Yoerges will be based in the firm's Washington, D.C., office, and will head the firm's product liability, pharmaceutical and mass tort litigation practice. He will continue to specialize in product liability issues related to vaccines.

Yoerges is a “top-notch litigator” who has been lead trial attorney for a major pharmaceutical company’s polio vaccine products...
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