Steptoe & Johnson’s attorneys understand the critical, emotional, financial, and reputational issues at stake in professional liability claims and have earned a reputation for defense verdicts and vigorous, proactive, and efficient advocacy on behalf of clients through all aspects of a claim.
Team members are mindful of both the cost of litigation and the risk of encouraging additional lawsuits by settling cases that should be tried. They work with clients to achieve their business goals, whether that is via a quick and cost-effective workup and resolution or a vigorous defense through trial. Group members are experienced in the professional liability defense of:
- Health care professionals and health care facilities of all types
- Pharmaceutical companies
- Medical device manufacturers