Louis C. Bechtle

Judge Louis C. Bechtle is a partner at Conrad O’Brien Gellman and Rohn, PC, where he specializes in multidistrict litigation, arbitration, and mediation. He previously served the US District Court in Philadelphia for 30 years.


Minimizing Mass Tort Exposure

In today's legal climate, pharmaceutical companies are prime targets for litigation in both state and federal courts. Because they are engaged in product research and development and related complex business practices spread across many jurisdictions and because the public perceives the industry as having deep pockets, executives must be prepared for-and frankly must expect to face-the challenges of major multijurisdictional litigation.