Dino S. Sangiamo is a litigator who represents clients in complex pharmaceutical, mass tort, and commercial litigation. He frequently appears before U.S. federal and state courts, agencies, congressional committees, and the Office of Special Masters of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims (Vaccine Court).
Dino primarily represents clients in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, including vaccine manufacturers and other companies, hospitals and hospital systems, medical research organizations, and organ banks.
Dino has served as lead counsel in a variety of matters related to medical side effects, injuries, birth defects, and trade secrets. Dino often works with his clients on such matters as :
- Developing nationwide mass tort litigation and arbitration strategies, and developing and implementing legal, factual, and scientific defenses
- Coordinating with other industry defendants and managing company-wide discovery, including defending company officials at deposition and developing approaches to large-scale document discovery
- Researching fraud matters in various contexts, including cases involving the False Claims Act (FCA).
Dino counsels clients on public relations activities, internal regulatory compliance programs, and client business initiatives. His practice also includes arbitration and cases involving cutting-edge medical research.
- Represented a vaccine manufacturer in a whistleblower lawsuit alleging fraudulent conduct in a clinical trial, and misstatement of a product’s efficacy
- Represented the manufacturer of an anti-epileptic drug in nationwide litigation concerning alleged birth defects from maternal use of the product
- Represented the manufacturer of an anesthetic in nationwide litigation concerning allegations of injury from use of the product in a continuous infusion “pain pump”
- Represented a vaccine manufacturer in nationwide litigation concerning the allegation that a preservative in vaccines causes autism
- Represented a vaccine manufacturer as intervenor in defense of a lawsuit filed against the FDA for release of data previously submitted by the manufacturer to the government
- Represented a vaccine manufacturer defending against efforts to issue subpoenas for the manufacturer’s documents in Vaccine Court
- Represented a hospital system in an outsourcing contract dispute with a pharmaceutical re-packager
- Represented an organ bank in a potential dispute over termination of a contract with an organ supplier.
- J.D. cum laude Harvard Law School 1989
- B.A. Pennsylvania State University 1985
Bar Admissions : District of Columbia, Maryland
Clerk Experience : Honorable Francis D. Murnaghan, Jr. U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit 1989-1990.
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