Amy Vanni has extensive experience defending multinational life sciences clients in complex Multi-District Litigations (MDLs), consolidated state cases, and individual actions involving highly sensitive product liability matters. As a member of national teams representing clients in MDL and consolidated state court proceedings, Amy has handled all aspects of litigation, including devising and implementing e-discovery protocols and document production strategies; preparing and defending company witnesses, 30(b)(6) witnesses, sales representatives, and experts at deposition; taking complex depositions of plaintiffs and experts; developing and coordinating trial strategy; and assisting with global settlements. She prides herself on keeping clients fully informed at every stage of a litigation, with a focus on meeting their goals and business objectives.
In addition to her life sciences experience, Amy has defended asbestos exposure claims 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 and the Strategic Growth Committee.
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, successfully prosecuted claims against animal abusers, and assisted low-income clients in obtaining divorce decrees.