Stephen Scheve

Reed Smith LLP

Stephen Scheve’s emphasis over the past 35 years has been in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries, but he has parachuted as trial counsel into an array of significant disputes in other industries. Steve has defended and tried cases throughout the country and has acted as national coordinating counsel for clients in five litigations, each involving lawsuits in more than 30 states.

In addition to his trial work, he has argued appeals on issues of importance to manufacturers in multiple appellate courts. He has handled/supervised more than 1000 cases and, prior to joining Reed Smith, was the designated trial lawyer for a major tobacco manufacturer in smoking and health cases in Texas, Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, Oklahoma and New Mexico.

Steve is a highly experienced trial lawyer who has handled numerous commercial disputes for clients involving patents, royalty, supply, license, co-promotion, development and interference settlement agreements. These disputes have included several arbitrations, with controversies involving as much as $1 billion.

In each of the past 16 years, Steve has been identified by the International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers as one of the “best.” In each of the past seven years, Steve has been identified by the International Who’s Who of Life Sciences Lawyers.

Education :

  • University of Kansas School of Law, 1981, J.D., Order of the Coif; Member, Kansas Law Review
  • University of Kansas, 1978, B.S., Journalism

Professional Admissions & Qualifications :

  • Texas
  • Missouri

Court Admissions :

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals – Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court – District of Colorado

EXPERIENCE :

  • Litigation in hundreds of cases involving oilfield steel products, lead paint, organophosphates, tobacco products, prescription and O-T-C drug products and medical devices.
  • McMahon v. Eli Lilly and Company, N.D. Illinois (1984) Directed verdict in DES trial involving claim of adenosis and other noncancerous injuries to reproductive tract of DES daughter.
  • Bogorad v. Eli Lilly and Company, E.D. Michigan (1986) Directed verdict in DES case involving claim of adenosis and other noncancerous injuries to reproductive tract of DES daughter.
  • Harley v. The Upjohn Company, Bexar County, Texas (1992) Defense verdict after two previous mistrials; claims of aberrant behavior and personal injury stemming from use of triazolobenzodiazepine sleeping pill (Halcion®).
  • Freeman v. The Upjohn Company, Dallas County, Texas (1994) Jury verdict of $200,000 reversed and rendered in favor of defendant in Halcion® case involving claims of aberrant behavior/psychosis after high-dosage use of triazolobenzodiazepine sleeping pill.
  • Williams v. The Upjohn Company, S.D. Texas (1996) Defense verdict in Halcion® case involving claims of aberrant behavior stemming from long-term use of triazolobenzodiazepine sleeping pill.
  • Elan v. King Pharmaceuticals (2006) Two-week evidentiary hearing before three-judge arbitral panel in New York City involving breach of a license and development agreement; favorable outcome for client with a $50 million award.

Cost

Rate : $$$

What types of cases Attorney Stephen Scheve & Reed Smith LLP can handle?
Reed Smith LLP can handle cases related to laws concerning Litigation, Health Care, Product Liability. We manually verify each attorney’s practice areas before approving their profiles and reviews on our website.
Where is Reed Smith LLP located?
Reed Smith LLP is located at 811 Main St #1700houston, Houston, TX 77002, USA. You can reach out to Reed Smith LLP using their phone line 713.469.3812. You can also check their website reedsmith.com.
How much would it cost to hire Reed Smith LLP?
Stephen Scheve lawyer charges are specific to each case. However, they work with contingency fees and its ranges from $$ to $$$. They also provide free consultation [and no obligation quotes] if you are interested to hire.
Are Stephen Scheve reviews trust-able?
We have the ratings and reviews moderation team who checks and verifies every review submitted on our website manually. You can trust all the reviews you see on Stephen Scheve lawyer profile listing.

Rate and write a review

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Is this your profile?Claim it now.

Make sure your information is up to date.
Reed Smith LLP
Main street 811
Houston 77002 TX US
Get directions

Brian Orlow

0.0
Main Street 71-18
11367 NY US
Advertisement

Lina Stillman

5.0
Broadway 42
New York 10006 NY US
Advertisement