Chris Conoscenti is a versatile litigator with extensive experience representing pharmaceutical and medical device companies in complex litigation nationwide. Chris has appeared on behalf of his clients in front of the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) and in federal and state courts across the country. He has taken and defended depositions of expert and fact witnesses and has been a member of a team of attorneys in defense of pharmaceutical companies in multi-week trials in federal and state court. He also has coordinated the factual investigation and the development of the "company case" for pharmaceutical companies in nationwide litigation and has had direct supervisory responsibility for large review teams comprising associate attorneys, staff attorneys, and paralegals.
As a member of the firm’s E-Discovery Group, Chris is experienced in electronic discovery and has been retained by an international pharmaceutical company to assist in establishing protocols for storage, capture, processing, and production of electronically stored information.
He has also represented companies in a variety of commercial disputes and insurance coverage litigation. He is a graduate of the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) Trial Academy, an intensive, week-long program designed to develop defense trial advocacy skills.
Chris is a member of the firm’s hiring committee and currently serves as the partner coordinator for the Baltimore office’s summer associate program.