Katrina L.S.Caseldine


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Katrina Caseldine is a trial lawyer who represents clients in all phases of litigation and focuses her practice on the defense of high-exposure product liability, toxic tort, and complex commercial litigation that involve allegations of personal injury and wrongful death. She assists clients from the moment they face potential litigation and has experience conducting internal investigations, developing litigation strategies, defending clients in court, and providing counseling to minimize future litigation risk.

Katrina has represented clients in the tobacco, pharmaceutical, medical device, health care, aviation, energy, and consumer goods industries. Her experience covers all aspects of discovery and trial preparation in individual, class action, and multidistrict litigation, including coordinating strategy within joint defense groups. She also has been a member of more than two dozen trial teams in high-profile jury cases tried to verdict, including serving as second-chair trial counsel, highlighted by several defense verdicts and awards of nominal damages.

Katrina volunteers as a guest speaker for pretrial advocacy classes at Duke University Law School and is actively involved in community organizations, serving on the board of Endeavor Charter School and volunteering as a Mock Trial judge for local schools. She also dedicates significant time to pro bono matters focused on serving the Hispanic community.


  • R.J. Reynolds wins jury verdict in Ellis "Engle progeny" lawsuitOn September 11, 2014, following three weeks of trial and less than four hours of deliberation, a jury in Jacksonville, Florida returned a verdict in favor of Jones Day client R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company ("R.J. Reynolds") in a wrongful death action, finding that the decedent-smoker was not a member of the Engle class.
  • Mehoopany Wind Energy settles litigation with RES America Construction over multi-million dollar wind farm developmentJones Day represented Mehoopany Wind Energy LLC ("MWE"), the owner of a 9,000 acre wind farm in Pennsylvania consisting of 88 wind turbines.
  • R.J. Reynolds wins jury verdict in Pickett ''Engle progeny'' lawsuitJones Day obtained another win on behalf of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in Pickett v. R.J. Reynolds, the third “Engle progeny” lawsuit tried to verdict in federal court.
  • R.J. Reynolds prevails in closely watched emphysema-related Florida lawsuitOn March 28, 2011, after two weeks of trial, a state court jury in Green Cove Springs, Florida returned a verdict in favor of Jones Day client R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and Philip Morris USA in the closely watched emphysema-related case.
  • R.J. Reynolds wins jury verdict in Budnick ''Engle progeny'' lawsuitJones Day successfully represented R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in an "Engle progeny" lawsuit.