Foley & Mansfield is a national business and insurance defense firm with offices in 16 U.S. cities. Firm attorneys have successfully defended thousands of cases nationwide and have tried numerous multiparty cases to defense verdicts.
Ann I. Park, Of Counsel in the Los Angeles office of Foley & Mansfield, has extensive experience in toxic tort defense, commercial business disputes, insurance coverage and environmental law matters. Ann concentrates her practice in defending complex, high-risk toxic tort, asbestos products liability and premises liability actions. She is skilled in the complex medical and scientific aspects of defending the firm’s clients in toxic tort lawsuits.
Charles R. Wilbanks, Jr. is a trial lawyer with more than 30 years of experience practicing law in Mississippi and across the United States. He has a national practice advising clients in products liability litigation, including toxic torts, silica, asbestos, medical device and pharmaceutical litigation. He has served as lead trial counsel in courts across the country. Chip also represents clients in landlord/tenant, church law and litigation, insurance defense, real estate and property litigation and construction litigation.
Matt Dowd is an experienced trial lawyer who has a national practice advising clients in product liability defense matters, including cases involving silica, asbestos, drugs and medical devices, and safety equipment products. He also advises on commercial litigation, including contracts, collections, real estate, construction, personal injury, premises liability and other matters. Matt has successfully tried numerous cases to verdict in a variety of areas, including several complex product liability and mass tort cases.
Matt also serves as outside general counsel to a variety of businesses, advising on day-to-day operational issues, contracts, transactions and litigation prevention strategies.