Roger Podesta is Of Counsel with Debevoise and the leader of the firm’s Products Liability Group. His practice focuses exclusively on ...
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- American Airlines in litigation arising out of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, resulting in a recent trial victory establishing that World Trade Center Properties could not recover from American any of the nearly $5 billion it was seeking beyond already received insurance recoveries. Previous related wins have included dismissals of environmental litigation arising out of the attacks and multiple successful partial summary judgment and Daubert motions.
- Owens Corning in all asbestos aspects of its bankruptcy, which included a seven-day trial in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. The court issued a ruling estimating OC’s multi-billion dollar present and future asbestos liability at a dollar amount consistent with our arguments.
- Harvard Law School, 1973, J.D.
- Columbia University, 1969, A.B.