Attorney Kimberly D. Young spoke this week at the Trial Attorneys of America’s Annual Meeting. The event was held in Chicago and included Kim as part of a panel discussion that focused on recent decisions relevant to product liability defense work. Kim addressed recent decisions by the United States Court of Appeals for the Eight Circuit, with a particular focus on cases involving pharmaceuticals or medical devices.
The Trial Attorneys of America is a group limited to 200 trial attorneys who devote a substantial portion of their practice to the defense of product liability litigation and to corporate counsel who work primarily in that area. Membership to the organization, which was founded in 1969, is by invitation only.
Kim has been practicing law with Friday, Eldredge & Clark since 2003. As a partner with the firm, the primary focus of her practice is the defense of medical care providers and manufacturers of pharmaceuticals and medical devices.
Kimberly D. Young has been practicing law with Friday, Eldredge & Clark since 2003 and she concentrates her practice in the field of civil litigation, including products liability, intellectual property and premises liability. She has over a decade of experience representing electric and natural gas utilities in Arkansas, including the successful defense of catastrophic injury and wrongful death claims. While she has represented a diverse set of clients in personal injury litigation, most recently her focus has been in the area of products liability, including the defense of pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers in multi-district litigation.