Janet H. Kwuon

Janet is a member of the Life Sciences Health Industry Group, practicing in the area of product liability litigation. Her litigation practice focuses on the pharmaceutical and medical device industries, and the defense of complex product liability cases as national and local counsel in state and federal courts, including numerous class actions and multi-district litigations. Representative clients include top ten pharmaceutical and medical device companies.

Janet also has an extensive non-litigation client counseling practice, which includes corporate internal investigations, government investigations in the fraud and abuse area, corrective actions, compliance with FDA regulations, assessment of promotional materials and medical education, clinical trial contracts, adverse event reporting, standard operating procedures, U.S. and foreign regulatory audits, development of best practices for electronic data management and e-discovery in U.S. and foreign jurisdictions, litigation risk assessment, document retention policies, foreign data privacy laws and corporate quality systems training.

As a former Los Angeles County Deputy District Attorney, Janet has significant trial experience. In the civil arena, she has been a member of trial teams for defendants in the Silicone Gel Breast Implant, Diet Drug and Heart Valve litigations.

For the fifth year in a row, Janet has been selected by her peers as one of Southern California's "Super Lawyers." She is also the former managing partner of the Los Angeles office.

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Areas of Practice 1) Japan Business Team, 2) Litigation & Dispute Resolution, 3) Commercial Litigation and Disputes, 4) Product Liability, 5) Drug & Medical Device Product Liability, 6) Mass Tort, 7) Life Sciences Health Industry Group, 8) Data Privacy, 9) Security and 10) and Management
Law School McGeorge School of Law, J.D.,1989
Education University of California, Berkeley, B.A.,1985
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia Bar Association, California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Reed Smith LLP
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