Bill Blankenship was appointed by Judge Seligman to the Plaintiffs’ Attorneys’ Executive Committee (PEC) in the Cordis IVC Filter Consolidated Litigation. Mr. Blankenship is one of six attorneys responsible for managing the consolidated proceeding for the over 4200 cases filed. Among many other things, Mr. Blankenship is responsible for conducting common fact discovery, developing expert witness opinions and testimony for all cases, presenting arguments to the Court for all pre-trial hearings, engaging in global settlement negotiations, conducting bellwether trials and coordinating and managing all Plaintiffs’ counsel in common benefit efforts. The case is In Re Cordis IVC Filter Cases, JCCP 4977, filed in the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Alameda.
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