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McGovern discusses complex litigation likely to arise from VW scandal
Professor Francis McGovern, an internationally recognized authority in mass claims, discusses the complexities of potential consumer litigation against Volkswagen in the wake of their emissions-cheating scandal. As a court-appointed special master or neutral expert, he has developed solutions in much of the significant mass claim litigation in the U.S., including the DDT toxic exposure litigation in Alabama, the Dalkon-Shield controversy, and silicone gel breast implant litigation.
McGovern has the unusual ability to integrate practical experience, abstract thinking, and teaching. This has earned him the "triple crown" in the legal community as premier practitioner, scholar, and teacher in the field of alternative dispute resolution. He teaches Torts, Alternative Dispute Resolution, and Legal Strategy.