Sean P. Wajert, Esquire is a partner at Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP. His litigation team handles complex commercial litigation and helps clients avoid or mitigate mass tort and significant product liability exposure; it offers skillful representation in domestic and multinational cases ranging from individual actions to the largest putative class actions. SHB serves as counsel for leading sellers of consumer, chemical, pharmaceutical, medical device and other products. We have significant experience with every phase of mass tort, toxic tort, and product liability litigation, including e-discovery, science & medicine, Daubert and other pre-trial motions practice, jury trials, class action proceedings, MDL's and other aggregations, and appeals around the country.
In addition to its well-earned reputation as an international litigation powerhouse, Shook, Hardy & Bacon is equally as renowned for its expertise in tort reform. We have been involved in virtually every major legislative effort involving civil justice reform at the state and federal levels over the past two decades.
In 2012, SHB was named the Product Liability Litigation Department of the Year by The American Lawyer. The firm, a finalist in the biennial competition in 2010 and winner again in 2008, was noted for the depth of talent in its products liability practice.
In 2012, as in 2011, in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, In the area of National Products Liability & Mass Torts, SHB was named one of five “Band One” firms, the top-tier ranking by Chambers.
In 2011 The Legal 500 recognized SHB as a national leader in Products Liability & Mass Tort Litigation (for consumer products, pharmaceutical and medical devices, toxic tort, and automotive defense).
In 2010 Benchmark Litigation ranked SHB as a Tier One national products liability firm. Several of our partners are recognized as national products liability stars.