Attorneys 2018-08-28T21:59:27+00:00

Jamie Carroll

jcarroll@carrollweiss.com

  • A.B., Princeton University
  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania
  • Captain, U.S. Army, Airborne
  • 20 years at King & Spalding

Mike Weiss

mweiss@carrollweiss.com

  • B.A, Syracuse University
  • J.D., Emory University, Woodruff Fellow
  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution staff writer
  • 8 years at King & Spalding

Russ Wofford

rwofford@carrollweiss.com

  • A.B., Princeton University
  • J.D., University of Chicago
  • U.S Army, Infantry officer and Ranger
  • 17 years at King & Spalding and Alston & Bird

Scott Cole

scole@carrollweiss.com

  • B.A., Auburn University
  • J.D., Georgia State University
  • 5 years at Carroll & Weiss

Client Results

Regulatory counsel for clients involved in proceedings before the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) concerning safety standards, ongoing and completed recalls, and accident investigations.

Tried an employment class action lawsuit in federal court on behalf of 40+ plaintiffs; defendants asked to settle case during trial.

Represented a pharmaceutical manufacturer in two birth defect cases in Philadelphia: in one, the court directed a verdict for our client; in the other, the jury’s verdict was less than the plaintiff’s actual medical costs.

Overturned on appeal, before a state supreme court, a jury verdict of $150,000,000.

Represented a manufacturer in proceedings before the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA); after eight months of submissions, NHTSA determined there was no evidence of defect and denied a recall petition.

Won a two week-long jury trial in federal court for a Fortune 25 company; plaintiff alleged the company’s products caused cancer.

Served as national counsel for a client sued in more than 300 cases, many alleging wrongful death, following the company’s recall of more than a dozen of its products. Resolved the entire docket of cases in less than two years through “no pay” dismissals, motions practice, and the remainder were resolved at values acceptable to the client.

Represented a pharmaceutical client in a suit brought by the state of Alabama, alleging fraud in Medicaid-related drug prices. The Supreme Court of Alabama found for the manufacturer on all counts.

Obtained summary judgment in a wrongful death case, seeking eight figures in damages, for a Fortune 500 client.

Tried a two month-long case for a medical device manufacturer which resulted in a defense verdict as to plaintiff’s claims.