Biography

Eileen is Co-Chair of the firm’s Product Liability & Mass Torts Group and serves as Managing Partner of the firm's Atlantic City office.

She has an extensive litigation practice that encompasses pharmaceutical, mass tort and product litigation, as well as employment disputes.

Eileen appears frequently before the New Jersey Superior Courts and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. She has substantial knowledge of the local legal landscape in New Jersey and often serves as a key trial team member in major pharmaceutical litigation matters, providing essential insight on handling cases in the New Jersey court system and helping to bring significant matters to successful resolution. Eileen has been involved in representing some of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies in mass tort litigation involving blockbuster drugs for osteoporosis (Fosamax®) and hair loss (Propecia®).

Eileen is also well-versed in handling labor and employment law matters. She represents clients at the administrative level as well as in the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights, the EEOC and state and federal courts in cases involving wrongful discharge, unemployment appeals, breach of contract, illegal harassment as well as retaliation and discrimination claims, including appearance-based discrimination. Eileen also assists clients in a preventative capacity, such as performing in-house training on harassment prevention, supervisory skills, family leave and best practices in the discipline of employees. She also reviews company policies and employee handbooks and has assisted employers in reductions in force.

Additionally, Eileen serves as Co-Chair of the Leadership subcommittee of the firmwide Women’s Initiative.

Before Fox Rothschild

Prior to joining Fox Rothschild, Eileen was chair of the Mass Tort – Products Liability and Pharmaceutical Litigation practice and a partner in the Casino Litigation and Employment Practice groups at a Southern New Jersey regional law firm.

Eileen was a law clerk for Judge Carol E. Higbee on the Atlantic County Superior Court.

Honors & Awards

  • Selected to the "Top 40 Under 40" list by Atlantic City Weekly (2009)*
  • Named the Outstanding Young Lawyer of 2002 through the Honorable Benjamin A. Rimm Award
  • Recipient, Atlantic County Bar Association and United Way Community Service Award (1998)

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