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Jones Day adds product liability litigator Frank Bayuk to Atlanta Office

March 2018


The global law firm Jones Day announces that Frank Bayuk has joined the Firm’s Atlanta Office as a partner in its Business & Tort Litigation Practice.

An experienced trial lawyer, Mr. Bayuk defends U.S. and multinational companies in high-exposure product liability and mass tort lawsuits. His experience covers class action and multi-district litigation, as well as individual tort actions in state and federal courts.

Mr. Bayuk has successfully represented clients in the tobacco, automotive, nutritional supplements, paint/lead pigment, commercial transportation, and energy industries. He has also defended high-profile pharmaceutical manufacturers in product liability lawsuits around the country, and has litigated individual and class action matters involving various pharmaceutical products.

"I have known Frank for many years, and have been continually impressed by his dedication to clients, his diligence and preparation, and his performance in the courtroom," said Stephanie Parker, who co-leads the Firm's Business & Tort Litigation Practice and oversees product liability litigation. “His work on behalf of companies facing aggressive, high-stakes liability actions is outstanding. I am delighted to be working with him and enthusiastically welcome him to Jones Day.”

Mr. Bayuk has been named a Law360 Rising Star in Products Liability, and is consistently included as a Super Lawyer Rising Star for Georgia in the area of personal injury and product liability defense. He is also recognized by Legal 500 for expertise in product liability and mass tort defense for consumer products.

"Frank brings a stellar track record of defending some of America’s most established and well-known companies against potentially devastating legal actions, and he has accomplished this in what have often been hostile jurisdictions and environments,” said Richard "Rick" Deane, Jr., Partner-in-Charge of Jones Day’s Atlanta Office. "His experience and insights will be invaluable to our clients. He will be  a great addition to what is already a very accomplished team in Atlanta, and I welcome him to Jones Day."

Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,500 lawyers in 43 offices across five continents. The Firm is distinguished by: a singular tradition of client service; the mutual commitment to, and the seamless collaboration of, a true partnership; formidable legal talent across multiple disciplines and jurisdictions; and shared professional values that focus on client needs.

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