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January 16, 2018

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Richard B. North, Jr.

Partner

Atlantic Station
201 17th Street NW
Suite 1700
Atlanta, GA 30363
richard.north@nelsonmullins.com

Richard B. North, Jr. is a partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in Atlanta where his litigation practice includes pharmaceutical and medical device defense, aviation law, product liability, and commercial litigation. A former leader of the Firm's General Litigation practice group, he presently heads up a litigation team.

Richard B. North, Jr. is a partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in Atlanta where his litigation practice includes pharmaceutical and medical device defense, aviation law, product liability, and commercial litigation. A former leader of the Firm's General Litigation practice group, he presently heads up a litigation team.

Richard B. North, Jr. is a partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in Atlanta where his litigation practice includes pharmaceutical and medical device defense, aviation law, product liability, and commercial litigation. A former leader of the Firm's General Litigation practice group, he presently heads up a litigation team.

Experience

Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

Experience

  • Serves as national counsel for a medical device manufacturer in litigation involving vascular devices and urological products
  • Tried cases in various courts and has also advised clients on litigation matters in international jurisdictions
  • Serves as regional counsel for medical device and heavy machinery manufacturers
  • Coordinated the development of epidemiology and regulatory experts as a part of the Firm's national representation of a major pharmaceutical company
  • Appeared frequently before the state and federal appellate courts in Georgia
  • Appeared before federal courts in a number of other jurisdictions
  • Appears in state and federal courts on behalf of defense organizations in an amicus curiae role
  • Admitted pro hac vice in numerous federal and state courts throughout the country

Representative Matters

Some appeals in which Mr. North has been involved, which impacted Georgia law, include the following:

  • Ellis v. C. R. Bard, Inc., 311 F.3d 1272 (11th Cir. 2002) (learned intermediary defense)
  • Delta Air Lines, Inc. v. Townsend, 279 Ga. 511 (2005) (dram shop liability of air carrier)
  • Ogletree v. Navistar International Transportation Corp., 245 Ga. App. 1 (2000) (proximate cause in multi-stage manufacturing process)
  • International Harvester Co. v. Cunningham, 245 Ga. App. 736 (2000) (product manufacturer's rights in discovery)

Education

  • University of Virginia School of Law, JD (1982)
    • Dillard Fellow
  • Harvard University, BA, History and Literature, cum laude (1979)

Admissions

  • Georgia
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia

Clerkships

  • Law Clerk, Judge Albert Henderson, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Practice Areas

Industries

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  • Sustaining Member, Product Liability Advisory Council
  • American Bar Association
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Board of Governors, Alliance Francaise in Atlanta
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