Heather A. Ritch

Heather is a partner in the Life Sciences Health Industry Group, practicing in the area of product liability and commercial litigation. She has substantial experience defending pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers in mass tort litigation involving products such as diet drugs, hormone therapy, contraceptives, and surgical mesh. She also has experience representing an oil refiner and retailer in all matters of litigation, including multi-district litigation, as well as product innovators in intellectual property controversies involving both patents and trademarks. Heather is a member of the firm's E-Discovery team and regularly advises clients on electronic discovery issues.

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Areas of Practice 1) Commercial Litigation and Disputes, 2) Product Liability, 3) Mass Tort, 4) Drug & Medical Device Product Liability, 5) Life Sciences Health Industry Group and 6) Records & E-Discovery
Law School Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D., 2003
Admitted Year 1998
Education Swarthmore College, B.A. 1997
Bar Member / Association Pennsylvania State Bar Association, New Jersey State Bar Association
Most recent firm Reed Smith LLP
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