Sidley partner, Debra E. Pole, has been named to the Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2022 “Women of Influence: Attorneys” list, which annually profiles the region’s most influential women legal professionals.
In the publication’s profile of her, Ms. Pole was cited as an award-winning trial lawyer with extensive jury trial experience. She was commended for her role as trial counsel, leading the Sidley team that has represented Johnson & Johnson in its talc-related product liability litigation.
Ms. Pole is a partner in Sidley’s Los Angeles Litigation group and a former member of the firm’s Executive Committee. She trains, supervises, and manages a number of lawyers and paraprofessionals in the Product Liability and Mass Torts practice in Los Angeles. She is recognized globally as a leader in the product liability area. Ms. Pole is a seasoned trial lawyer with experience in multi-district litigation, class actions and product liability litigation. She has extensive jury trial experience in both federal and state courts involving mass tort litigation, class actions, complex litigation, and Daubert proceedings.