Robert D. Wilson, Jr.
Rob Wilson is a corporate litigator with over 25 years of experience successfully defending a wide variety of suits involving prescription drugs, medical devices, cosmetics, food products and consumer appliances for both domestic and global clients at the trial and appellate levels. Mr. Wilson currently serves as national coordinating counsel for two major pharmaceutical manufacturers, as well as a major cosmetics company, where he hires and supervises local counsel nationwide in addition to defending suits filed in state and federal courts in New York. Mr. Wilson has extensive experience in complex product liability, class action, MDL and mass tort litigation including the development of defense strategies, supervision of the discovery process and organizing and coordinating the defense of multiple concurrent lawsuits throughout the country involving pharmaceuticals and medical devices.
On a number of occasions, Mr. Wilson has been a featured speaker at the Pharmaceutical Education & Research Institute speaking on the regulation of marketing and promotion of prescription drugs. He is also a member of the Defense Research Institute and The Association of the Bar of the City of New York. Mr. Wilson was formerly affiliated with Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, where he was a member of the firm's product liability practice group.
New York State Bar
U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
Princeton University, A.B., 1978
University of Virginia Law School, J.D., 1981