Mercedes-Benz USA selects WWHGD as National Coordinating Counsel
WWHGD is pleased to announce that Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC, the distributor of Mercedes-Benz vehicles in the United States, has selected Partner Jonathan (“Johnny”) R. Friedman as National Coordinating Counsel for warranty litigation. In this capacity, Johnny will manage and supervise the defense of all outside counsel, including the coordination of fact investigation, discovery, motions practice, trials, and appeals. Johnny’s representation of Mercedes-Benz spans 16 years and his appellate victories are cited with approval by courts in 18 states. Partner P. Shane O’Neill will assist Johnny and serve as National Discovery Coordinator, responsible for management of the discovery process.
Johnny is listed in Best Lawyers in America© and Super Lawyers Magazine®, and he is AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®. He serves as lead trial counsel in a broad range of civil matters, including construction, commercial and complex tort litigation. Shane was selected to the 2017 Georgia Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers Magazine. He maintains a diverse litigation practice, with an emphasis on representing clients in the transportation, consumer products and sporting goods industries.
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WWHGD is a national trial firm and winner of ALM’s “Litigation Department of the Year” award in 2017, 2016 and 2014 for its outstanding representation of clients and the results achieved on their behalf. The firm has tried over 400 cases throughout the U.S. and handled cases in all 50 states and 22 countries. Clients range from Fortune 500 to mid-size and local companies. WWHGD and its lawyers are consistently ranked in Chambers USA, Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers and other prestigious ranking directories.