HarrisMartin's Webinar Series: Suboxone (Buprenorphine/Naloxone) Film Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Litigation - MDL No. 3092 Speaker Profiles
Ashlie is the managing partner of the firm’s Cleveland and Youngstown offices. She represents plaintiffs in mass torts, civil rights, and fertility matters.
She began her legal career at a global law firm defending corporations in product-liability litigation. She then joined a civil-rights boutique representing plaintiffs injured by police misconduct, jail abuse, workplace discrimination, and constitutional violations.
For nearly two decades, Tim Becker has protected the rights of clients injured by defective drugs, medical devices and products. As a partner at Johnson//Becker, PLLC, Tim plays a pivotal role in the firm’s commitment to successfully representing clients by exclusively dedicating his practice to representing the rights of those injured by dangerous and defective drugs or medical devices. He is actively involved in prosecuting claims on behalf of his clients who suffered injuries ranging from defective knee and hip implants, to catastrophic organ failure stemming from the use of over the counter herbal supplements.
ERIN COPELAND currently serves as the court-appointed Co-Lead of the Paragard (birth control) MDL pending in the Northern District of Georgia. She was also recently appointed to the leadership committee of the Hair Relaxer MDL pending in the Northern District of Illinois.
In 1996, Trent began his career as a personal injury attorney practicing aviation law, concentrating on airline and helicopter disasters. Since then, Trent has become a nationally recognized leader and experienced litigator in high-profile cases, handling everything from pharmaceutical and medical device cases to class action matters and clergy abuse claims. With over 25 years of experience handling a broad array of mass tort cases, Trent has helped thousands of people harmed by the negligence of pharmaceutical giants Johnson & Johnson, AbbVie, Bayer and Merck. Over his career, Trent and his team have secured over $2 billion in settlements for clients injured by dangerous drugs and defective medical devices, including notable pharmaceutical settlements involving Bextra, Ephedra, Ortho Evra and Vioxx.
Alyson Steele Beridon represents consumers in consumer class action cases, as well as injured individuals in personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits. She has litigated in several state and federal courts throughout Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee. She also works with numerous clients on election and lobbying-related matters. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Beridon spent several years with the Cincinnati (Ohio) AFL-CIO Labor Council, working with and advocating for unions in legislative and political arenas. Ms. Beridon also worked as a legislative aide for two members of the Cincinnati City Council and as a campaign manager. She earned her J.D. in 2010 from Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law, and her B.A. in 1998 from the University of Evansville in Evansville Indiana. She currently serves as the Vice Chair of the board of the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority.
Have questions? Call us toll-free at (610) 647-5500