Amy Vanni has significant arbitration, mediation, and trial experience, primarily serving multinational clients in highly sensitive matters. Amy has extensive experience in litigating various medical and drug device cases in numerous Multi-District Litigations (MDLs), consolidated state cases, and individual lawsuits in various federal and state jurisdictions. She has defended major pharmaceutical companies in jury trials in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas, where she is also an arbitrator.
As a member of national teams representing life science companies in MDL and consolidated state court proceedings, Amy has handled all aspects of litigation, including but not limited to devising and implementing e-discovery protocols and document production strategies; preparing and defending company witnesses, 30(b)(6) witnesses, and experts at deposition, taking complex depositions of plaintiffs and experts; developing and coordinating trial strategy; and assisting with global settlements.
Amy also has extensive experience defending claims involving exposure to asbestos as well as product liability cases involving claims against manufacturers of automobiles, home appliances, construction equipment and various consumer products.
Amy serves as a member of McCarter’s Ethics, Conflicts and Claims Committee.
Amy is currently serving a second appointed term as a Hearing Officer for the Disciplinary Board of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. In her active pro bono practice, Amy has successfully conducted trials in Pennsylvania and New Jersey on behalf of clients seeking restraining orders in domestic violence cases and has successfully prosecuted claims against animal abusers.