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Areas of Practice

Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical


The world of pharmacology and biotechnology has grown both in scope and complexity in the past decades. Naturally, biotech and pharmaceutical litigation has followed. Starnes Davis Florie handles all manner of biotechnology and pharmaceutical litigation for a wide range of corporate and organizational clients.

Starnes Davis Florie has represented clients from numerous industries including research institutions, healthcare products, and the creators of medical devices, prescribed products, and over-the-counter products. The firm is skilled in representing clients in matters such as products liability issues, antitrust issues, pricing issues, and research compliance issues. Starnes Davis Florie's attorneys have handled a variety of complex mass tort litigation, MDL, and class action cases involving Fen-Phen, Baycol, Rezulin, pedicle screw spinal implants, and Premarin. Our lawyers are also versed in environmental biotechnology issues pertaining to the development, use, and regulation of biological systems potentially impacting human and animal health and the environment, including  bioremediation, risk assessment, product safety, green/sustainable manufacturing, agricultural biotechnology, and genetically modified organisms.