National Law Journal Recognizes Wilkinson Walsh’s Industry-Leading Products Liability/Mass Tort Trial Practice

WASHINGTON – The National Law Journal selected Wilkinson Walsh as one of its Washington D.C. Litigation Departments of the Year in Products Liability/Mass Torts. NLJ’s selection was based on Wilkinson Walsh’s string of trial victories in high-profile products liability cases.  Most recently, the firm, led by Alex Walsh, Kieran Gostin, and James Rosenthal, won a decisive victory in Bayer v. Farar, a certified consumer class action trial involving $600 million in claimed damages. Previously, the firm reeled off five straight victories in the Xarelto products liability litigation, with Beth Wilkinson, Alex Walsh, Brian Stekloff, Jeremy Barber, Tamarra Matthews Johnson, and Rakesh Kilaru serving in lead roles. NLJ’s profile on the firm highlights commentary from Beth, Alex, and Brian on their strategy and approach to litigation. “We believe that at the heart of every case is a simple compelling narrative, a narrative that shows the jury why our side should prevail,” …

Wilkinson Walsh Founding Partner Alexandra Walsh Named A National Law Journal Elite Boutique Trailblazer

WASHINGTON – Wilkinson Walsh founding partner Alexandra Walsh was selected by the National Law Journal from a nationwide pool of candidates as an Elite Boutique Trailblazer. In 2016, Walsh left the big law firm model behind and co-founded Wilkinson Walsh, a new trial boutique that focuses on high-stakes trials and emphasizes alternative fee arrangements, diversity, and training the next generation of trial lawyers. Less than two years since opening its doors, Wilkinson Walsh has become the preeminent national trial boutique, already earning accolades as Benchmark’s “Litigation Boutique of the Year.”  Last month, the firm announced that it will add even more firepower to its ranks, recruiting seven new associates to join the firm after completing prestigious clerkships—two of whom clerked on the U.S. Supreme Court. National Law Journal selected fewer than 25 lawyers, who are among the nation’s top litigators and are making their mark on the legal field. Read …

Wilkinson Walsh Partner Kosta Stojilkovic Named One of DC’s Rising Stars

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Law Journal announced the selection of Wilkinson Walsh partner Kosta Stojilkovic to its annual list of D.C. Rising Stars.  Kosta joined the firm in August 2016. Since then, he has served as trial counsel for Facebook in its largest jury trial to date—a $6 billion trade secrets dispute—and has represented the NCAA and the NFL in other high-profile matters. Prior to joining Wilkinson Walsh, Kosta was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia, and clerked for Chief Justice John Roberts. “Kosta is a skilled litigator and an invaluable member of our team here at Wilkinson Walsh, so it’s no surprise that he has been named one of D.C.’s Rising Stars,” said Sean Eskovitz, a founding partner of the firm. “We’re thrilled to see one of our lawyers recognized for his hard work, tenacity, and exceptional litigation skills.” In compiling its list, the …