Thomasina E. Poirot’s practice concentrates on complex pharmaceutical litigation and insurance coverage matters. Thomasina represents pharmaceutical and laboratory companies in complex litigation, and has been a member of trial teams where she works with clients to prepare for fact witness/employee examinations, drafts dispositive motions and motions in limine, assists with opening and closing statements and demonstratives, and works with expert witnesses in areas such as neurology, neurosurgery, epidemiology, genetics, pain, phlebotomy standard of care, and pharmaceutical product labeling.
Thomasina has also taken and defended several expert and fact witness depositions, in addition to assisting with the evaluation and implementation of mass tort settlements.
In addition to her work with pharmaceutical and laboratory clients, Thomasina also advises for-profit and nonprofit organizations about the adequacy of their insurance portfolios in light of their specific operations and industry and legal risks.
She works with clients and brokers to implement strategies and recommend insurance products to fit each client’s needs and reduce their financial exposure. Prior to and during law school, Thomasina worked as a senior account executive for a large insurance company.
In this capacity, she performed complex coverage and liability analyses and litigation management for asbestos, lead, hazardous waste, and pharmaceutical matters.
She worked with attorneys, agents, risk managers, and in-house counsel to evaluate the risks of litigation and settlements in toxic tort claims. Thomasina was named one of the Daily Record’s 20 in their Twenties, and was a recipient of Baltimore’s “Spirited Women Rising” award.
- Member of a team representing the manufacturer of an antiepileptic drug in nationwide litigation involving allegations of birth defect injuries. In that capacity, Thomasina worked with attorneys from around the country to coordinate overall strategy and the day-to-day handling of individual cases filed throughout numerous federal and state courts
- Member of a trial team that successfully obtained a defense verdict in a personal injury case in which the plaintiff alleged that the phlebotomist breached the standard of care during a routine blood draw
- J.D. University of Baltimore School of Law 2010
- B.A. Villanova University 2005
Bar Admissions : Maryland
Court Admissions : U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
Professional Memberships : Maryland Defense Counsel
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