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Lisa Shub has more than 24 years of experience representing clients in mass torts, with an emphasis on pharmaceutical, medical device and toxic exposure claims. Lisa also has significant experience in complex commercial litigation matters, representing financial institutions, energy companies and engineering entities in lawsuits alleging breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and professional malfeasance.

She has appeared in courts throughout the country, including Texas, Minnesota, Illinois, and Delaware. She has handled every aspect of a case, from pleadings and motion practice; written and document discovery; depositions of plaintiffs, third party fact witnesses, corporate representatives, and expert witnesses; pretrial motions, and resolution through mediation, arbitration and trial. She also has been involved in appeals, and argued before the Supreme Court of Texas.

Lisa has lead teams in the identification, development and presentation of expert witnesses in national dockets. She works diligently to identify the best expert witnesses so that complex scientific concepts can be conveyed simply and persuasively to the court and the jury. She has worked with numerous clients and experts to investigate and challenge the scientific reliability of claims. She has served as a guest lecturer at the St. Mary's University School of Law on the subject of deposing expert witnesses. She has received numerous recognitions and awards including being named a Texas Super Lawyer, and is a recipient of the Outstanding Lawyer Award and the Women's Leadership Award from the San Antonio Business Journal.

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Credentials

Texas

American Bar Association

American Bar Association (ABA), Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Session (TIPS) Leadership Class, 2006–2007

City Year San Antonio, Board of Directors, 2008–2010

Defense Research Institute, 2013–2016

Dress for Success San Antonio, Board Member, Officer, 2005–2006

Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas, Lifetime Membership: Lifetime Membership Endowment Fund

San Antonio Bar Association

San Antonio Bar Foundation

Texas Bar Foundation

United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County, Issues Council: Strengthening Families

Outstanding Lawyer Award


San Antonio Business Journal, 2016

Women's Leadership Award


San Antonio Business Journal, 2016

Texas Super Lawyer


Thomson Reuters, 2013–2017

Legal 500 US, recommended lawyer, Product Liability & Mass Tort Defense: Toxic Tort


The Legal 500, 2015

Texas Top Rated Lawyer


LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell, 2013–Present

Who's Who in Energy


San Antonio Business Journal, 2012–2013

Texas Rising Star, energy law


Thomson Reuters, 2005

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Recognition

Outstanding Lawyer Award


San Antonio Business Journal, 2016

Women's Leadership Award


San Antonio Business Journal, 2016

Texas Super Lawyer


Thomson Reuters, 2013–2017

Legal 500 US, recommended lawyer, Product Liability & Mass Tort Defense: Toxic Tort


The Legal 500, 2015

Texas Top Rated Lawyer


LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell, 2013–Present

Who's Who in Energy


San Antonio Business Journal, 2012–2013

Texas Rising Star, energy law


Thomson Reuters, 2005

Matters

Pharmaceutical / Medical Devices

Leading expert witness team in national litigation against medical device manufacturer

Participation in the identification, retention and presentation of expert witnesses in cases brought by thousands of plaintiffs against a pharmaceutical manufacturer of over-the-counter medicines

Participation in the case development of the first case to go to trial nationally involving pharmaceutical product

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Pharmaceutical / Medical Devices

Leading expert witness team in national litigation against medical device manufacturer

Participation in the identification, retention and presentation of expert witnesses in cases brought by thousands of plaintiffs against a pharmaceutical manufacturer of over-the-counter medicines

Participation in the case development of the first case to go to trial nationally involving pharmaceutical product

Toxic Exposure

Defending employers against claims that workplace exposures caused employees' offspring to have birth defects, including identification, presentation and cross examination of medical and epidemiology experts and leading successful Daubert challenges to plaintiffs' causation experts

Participation in defense of multiple pesticide manufacturers in mass tort case involving allegations that pesticide contamination caused personal injuries and property damage, including:  primary contact with defense expert witnesses on issues of pesticide fate and transport, exposure calculations, toxicology and epidemiology; and obtaining early summary judgment and claims resolution of defendant on no evidence grounds.

Defending chemical distributors against claims brought by over 400 former employees of an o-ring manufacturing facility alleging exposure to "toxic soup"

Defending product manufacturers against claims brought by over 2,000 construction workers and 8,000 family members alleging toxic exposure during construction of the South Texas Nuclear Power Plant and Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant resulting in defense summary judgments against all plaintiffs

Defending premises owners/operators/employers against claims of chemical exposure on work sites

Fiduciary Duty / Professional Malfeasance

Representing financial institutions in claims regarding allegations of mismanagement of mineral interests and investment accounts

Defending estate executors and trustees in claims for loss of inheritance

Successfully defending engineers accused of improper engineering practices and ethics violations before Texas Board of Professional Engineers

Contract Disputes

Defending premises owners/operators against claims of negligence over theft of resident belongings, resulting in defense verdict at trial

Defending against commercial claims between parties to art auction resulting in favorable outcome for client

Representing companies in claims brought by competing business owners against allegations of tortious interference with a contract

Representing home realty company in litigation brought by subsequent home purchasers

Matters

Pharmaceutical / Medical Devices

Leading expert witness team in national litigation against medical device manufacturer

Participation in the identification, retention and presentation of expert witnesses in cases brought by thousands of plaintiffs against a pharmaceutical manufacturer of over-the-counter medicines

Participation in the case development of the first case to go to trial nationally involving pharmaceutical product

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Matters

Pharmaceutical / Medical Devices

Leading expert witness team in national litigation against medical device manufacturer

Participation in the identification, retention and presentation of expert witnesses in cases brought by thousands of plaintiffs against a pharmaceutical manufacturer of over-the-counter medicines

Participation in the case development of the first case to go to trial nationally involving pharmaceutical product

Toxic Exposure

Defending employers against claims that workplace exposures caused employees' offspring to have birth defects, including identification, presentation and cross examination of medical and epidemiology experts and leading successful Daubert challenges to plaintiffs' causation experts

Participation in defense of multiple pesticide manufacturers in mass tort case involving allegations that pesticide contamination caused personal injuries and property damage, including:  primary contact with defense expert witnesses on issues of pesticide fate and transport, exposure calculations, toxicology and epidemiology; and obtaining early summary judgment and claims resolution of defendant on no evidence grounds.

Defending chemical distributors against claims brought by over 400 former employees of an o-ring manufacturing facility alleging exposure to "toxic soup"

Defending product manufacturers against claims brought by over 2,000 construction workers and 8,000 family members alleging toxic exposure during construction of the South Texas Nuclear Power Plant and Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant resulting in defense summary judgments against all plaintiffs

Defending premises owners/operators/employers against claims of chemical exposure on work sites

Fiduciary Duty / Professional Malfeasance

Representing financial institutions in claims regarding allegations of mismanagement of mineral interests and investment accounts

Defending estate executors and trustees in claims for loss of inheritance

Successfully defending engineers accused of improper engineering practices and ethics violations before Texas Board of Professional Engineers

Contract Disputes

Defending premises owners/operators against claims of negligence over theft of resident belongings, resulting in defense verdict at trial

Defending against commercial claims between parties to art auction resulting in favorable outcome for client

Representing companies in claims brought by competing business owners against allegations of tortious interference with a contract

Representing home realty company in litigation brought by subsequent home purchasers

Credentials

Texas

American Bar Association

American Bar Association (ABA), Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Session (TIPS) Leadership Class, 2006–2007

City Year San Antonio, Board of Directors, 2008–2010

Defense Research Institute, 2013–2016

Dress for Success San Antonio, Board Member, Officer, 2005–2006

Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas, Lifetime Membership: Lifetime Membership Endowment Fund

San Antonio Bar Association

San Antonio Bar Foundation

Texas Bar Foundation

United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County, Issues Council: Strengthening Families

Outstanding Lawyer Award


San Antonio Business Journal, 2016

Women's Leadership Award


San Antonio Business Journal, 2016

Texas Super Lawyer


Thomson Reuters, 2013–2017

Legal 500 US, recommended lawyer, Product Liability & Mass Tort Defense: Toxic Tort


The Legal 500, 2015

Texas Top Rated Lawyer


LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell, 2013–Present

Who's Who in Energy


San Antonio Business Journal, 2012–2013

Texas Rising Star, energy law


Thomson Reuters, 2005

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Recognition

Outstanding Lawyer Award


San Antonio Business Journal, 2016

Women's Leadership Award


San Antonio Business Journal, 2016

Texas Super Lawyer


Thomson Reuters, 2013–2017

Legal 500 US, recommended lawyer, Product Liability & Mass Tort Defense: Toxic Tort


The Legal 500, 2015

Texas Top Rated Lawyer


LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell, 2013–Present

Who's Who in Energy


San Antonio Business Journal, 2012–2013

Texas Rising Star, energy law


Thomson Reuters, 2005