Joel A. Dewey

Joel Dewey is a trial lawyer and appellate advocate who has successfully handled a wide array of cases for major corporations across the country. His practice focuses on the preparation, trial, and appeal of complex civil litigation cases, many of which involve complicated technological issues, including class actions, product liability cases, intellectual property cases, and many other types of technology-related cases.

Joel has appeared as lead trial counsel in major jury trials in numerous state and federal courts nationwide and has argued appeals in various federal circuits and state appellate courts. He also has appeared as lead counsel for manufacturers in nationwide class actions in state and federal courts. He represents numerous Fortune 500 and international corporations and has been selected as national and regional trial counsel for many of these clients.

His practice includes the counseling of technology companies and product manufacturers in the areas of risk management, analysis and prevention. He has lectured and written articles on litigation and technology related issues for industry groups, clients, ABA, and state and local bar associations.

He is certified as a mediator by the Harvard School Program of Instruction for Lawyers. He also has served as a mediator for the Baltimore City Mediation Program.

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Areas of Practice 1) Product Liability, 2) Mass Torts and Product Stewardship, 3) Litigation and 4) Arbitration and Investigations
Law School J.D., Harvard Law School, 1980
Education B.S., Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1977
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association, Maryland State Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Virginia State Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association
Most recent firm DLA Piper
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