Genese K. Dopson

Genese Dopson focuses her practice on the defense of companies in employment matters and in the defense of pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, as well as the defense of personal injury, insurance bad faith, employment and discrimination matters. She has successfully managed the defense of multi-plaintiff, multi-state litigation and has served as national coordinating counsel in pharmaceutical and medical device mass tort litigation. She is a former member of the editorial advisory board of MX Magazine, a publication that served the medical device industry.

Leveraging her first career as a registered nurse, Genese brought her drug and medical device practice to Wilson Elser in 2009. She leads the firm’s Pharmaceutical & Medical Device practice and coordinates efforts to field a nationwide team of creative, resolution-oriented attorneys in the drug and medical device arena. As one of twelve attorneys elevated to the firm’s Senior Trial Group, she possesses keen insight into case assessment and courtroom strategies.

Genese, who holds a second degree black belt in Enshin karate, is known for her ability to defend complex cases and handle tough opposing counsel when matters become heated. Notwithstanding her ability to confront and fight, Genese prides herself on providing her clients early case assessment and a solid work product directed toward the earliest possible dispute resolution.

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Areas of Practice 1) e-Discovery, 2) Employment & Labor, 3) Insurance & Reinsurance Coverage, 4) Pharmaceuticals & Medical Devices, 5) Product Liability and 6) Senior Trial Group
Law School Loyola Law School, J.D., 1982
Education Mount St. Mary's College, B.S., 1979
Most recent firm Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker
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