John is joined by Christopher A. Seeger, founding partner of Seeger Weiss, LLP, one of the preeminent mass tort class action lawyers in the United States. They discuss some of the major class action cases Chris has handled including the NFL concussions case, the Volkswagen clean diesel case, the 3M combat earplugs case, the CPAP machines case against Phillips, as well as the opioid cases. They also discuss Chris’s background, including how he started his career as a corporate transactional lawyer and transitioned to litigation and plaintiffs’ work, made a name for himself to the point where he was invited to join plaintiffs’ Steering Committees, and established good relationships with a wide network of firms. Finally, they discuss how young lawyers can get noticed, how to settle difficult cases, and the role of bellwether trials.
Published: Oct 5 2023