The NBL Top 100 Executive Committee voted unanimously at our March meeting to endorse the 
“Guidelines and Best Practices for Judges Appointing Lawyers to Leadership Positions in MDL and Class-Action Litigation."
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Presents: eric cottle
 A View From The Top - An NBL Webinar Series - Part Three: Tying It All Together … Now Go Out and Take Control of Your Legal Career

Mr. Cottle is a seasoned trial attorney and litigation partner in the Firm’s New York and Pittsburgh offices. Mr. Cottle has extensive jury and bench trial experience involving environmental and toxic tort claims, wrongful death claims involving catastrophic personal injuries and economic loss, and claims involving personal injuries due to claimed product design defects. His principal areas of practice focus on a wide range of commercial and consumer products litigation, including mass tort claims arising from alleged exposures to hazards from industrial machinery and equipment or exposures involving industrial premises. His clients include global manufacturers and suppliers of industrial machinery and consumer products, electrical equipment manufacturers and industrial premises owners.
"It is important to recognize and celebrate African American legal excellence. The NBL Top 100 and Top 40 Under 40 work hard to harness the knowledge of these stalwarts of our profession to create a legal brain trust."

Annamaria Steward, Esq.

Executive Director


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