Michael F.Stoer

Counsel

Atlanta + 1.404.581.8774

Michael Stoer practices primarily in the area of mass torts, product liability, and other complex litigation in state and federal courts. He has significant experience coordinating and managing complex litigation and has worked extensively in the multiplaintiff and multidefendant joint defense context. He also has managed and coordinated fact investigation and development of multiple cases on parallel and sequential tracks in coordinated litigation. Michael has significant practical experience managing discovery, briefing, and arguing discovery disputes; conducting offensive and defensive discovery; taking and defending depositions; evaluating, developing, and preparing expert witnesses for depositions; and drafting dispositive motions.

Most recently, he has been active in the defense of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in connection with its federal "Engle progeny" cases. Michael also maintains an active pro bono veterans law practice.

Michael is member of the Atlanta Bar Association and the State Bars of New York, Georgia, and Florida. He is a Master in the Lamar Inn of Court and has served on the faculty for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy Deposition Skills Program at Emory University School of Law. Michael is active in the Atlanta community, where he serves on the board of his neighborhood association, and coordinates the Firm's veterans services initiative for the Atlanta Office.

Experience

  • R. J. Reynolds obtains order dismissing 1,250 "Engle progeny" lawsuits and sanctioning plaintiffs' attorneysJones Day represents defendant R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in many "Engle progeny" cases, including all the ones pending in federal court."
  • Lukoil settles trademark infringement actionJones Day represented defendants OAO Lukoil, a Russian conglomerate, and its various US subsidiaries, including Getty Petroleum Marketing, Inc. in a case resulting in the dismissal of claims of trademark infringement and unfair competition brought by plaintiff.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • July 28, 2014
      Atlanta Office sponsors rededication of the newly restored WWI memorial in Pershing Point Park
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