Erick Rosemond is an effective and experienced trial lawyer specializing in serious personal injury and products liability litigation. Erick has litigated and tried cases all over the United States including Texas, Missouri, Illinois, California, and Pennsylvania, helping recover substantial plaintiff’s verdicts and/or settlements worth hundreds of millions of dollars for his clients.
Erick loves the law and helping those who need the law’s protection. In addition to teaching Constitutional Law while still in law school, he has worked for several judges. Those include judges on the Texas Supreme Court, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas.
After working the academic and judicial side of the law, Erick began his career as a litigator and trial lawyer at a firm of over 750 lawyers defending corporations. Erick quickly changed sides and began suing corporations. At what was the U.S.’s largest plaintiff’s firm he specialized in antitrust and consumer class actions, including serving on the lead plaintiff’s counsel teams in the In re Currency Conversion Fee Litigation and the In re California Electricity Antitrust Litigation.
Erick knew, however, his place was in the courtroom representing real people. So he went to work for one of the U.S.’s most prestigious personal injury firms. In the In re Diet Drugs Prods. Liab. Litigation against Wyeth, Inc., a pharmaceutical products liability action of claims by tens of thousands who suffered heart damage as result of taking the diet drug “fen-phen,” Erick represented thousands of those injured folks and tried numerous cases to verdict in California, Pennsylvania, and Texas.
Erick was also one of the leading lawyers in the In re: Avandia Marketing, Sales and Products Liability Litigation, apharmaceutical products liability litigation of claims against GlaxoSmithKline, Inc. by over 15,000 persons exposed to the oral antidiabetic drug Avandia, and suffered heart injuries. Erick prosecuted individuals’ claims in California, Pennsylvania, and Illinois courts. He was also trial counsel for the County Counsel of Santa Clara County, California, who sued GSK on behalf of the entire state of California for the unlawful sales and marketing of Avandia in California.
More recently, Erick was one of the leading lawyers in the In re: Depakote Litigation, a pharmaceutical products liability litigation of claims against Abbott Laboratories, Inc. by nearly 1000 persons exposed as babies to the medication Depakote and suffered serious birth defects. Erick helped try cases in California, Missouri and Illinois courts with substantial plaintiff’s verdicts.
Erick has also represented several clients severely injured in workplace, auto, and medical negligence claims.
Admitted to Practice Law In:
- Texas (1998)
- California (2003)
- Intern, The Honorable Charles Baird, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Austin, Texas, Spring 1998.
- Intern, The Honorable James Baker, Supreme Court of Texas, Austin, Texas, 1997.
- Intern, The Honorable Orlando M. Garcia, United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, San Antonio, Texas, 1996.
- Juris Doctorate, St. Mary’s University School of Law,May 1998.
- B.B.A. Finance, B.A. Economics, B.A. Government, The University of Texas at Austin, May 1995
- United States Marine Corps, Corporal, Company B, 1st Battalion, 23rd Marines, 4th Marine Division (1988-1992).
- Infantry rifleman and machine-gunner.
- Meritorious Service Medal; Desert Storm Ribbon.