Meet Wayne Pollock: A Litigation Expert and Seasoned Lawyer
Wayne Pollock’s passion for the law started when he graduated magna cum laude in 2002 from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. His enthusiasm led him to pursue a Juris Doctorate degree at Georgetown University Law Center where he graduated with flying colors in 2009.
A lawyer with an impressive track record, Wayne proved his worth as a Senior Special Projects Editor for The Georgetown Law Journal. He started his legal practice as a litigation associate at Dechert LLP in Philadelphia. While with the firm, he handled countless high-stakes cases that piqued the interests of numerous local, national, and international media outlets.
One high-profile case he worked on was representing ten former independent directors of Lehman Brothers during investigations and lawsuits following the company’s September 2008 collapse. He also helped defend Takata, a top automotive parts manufacturer, when they faced litigation and regulatory investigations over tens of millions of potentially defective airbags. Additionally, Wayne was part of the team that represented the Marshall family in their court battle against Vickie Lynn Marshall (popularly known as Anna Nicole Smith).
Wayne is licensed to practice in all courts in Pennsylvania and New Jersey as well as the U.S. District Court for Eastern District of Pennsylvania, U.S. Court of Appeals for Third Circuit, and U.S. Court of Federal Claims.
Wayne Pollocks Educational Background
After completing his bachelor’s degree magna cum laude from Syracuse University’s S.I.Newhouse School of Public Communications; Wayne went ahead to pursue his Juris Doctorate degree from Georgetown University Law Center which ranked among some of the best law schools across the United States.
During his tenure at Georgetown Law School — Wayne served as Senior Special Projects Editor for The Georgetown Law Journal which gave him ample opportunity to hone his analytical skills.
Wayne Pollocks Legal Career
After leaving Dechert LLP where he worked as a litigation associate, Wayne started his career as of counsel at IMPACT Law Group.
As an expert in commercial litigation, class actions, and appeals, Wayne’s experience has proved invaluable to the clients he represents. He deploys his wealth of experience in complex legal issues including tough negotiations and depositions. Wayne can break down complex litigation issues into simple-to-understand terms taking away any doubt or enigma surrounding the case.
The following table shows some of Wayne’s notable cases:
|Lehman Brothers||Representation of former independent directors during investigations and lawsuits after Lehman Brother’s September 2008 collapse.|
|Takata||Litigation and handling regulatory investigations regarding the recall of potentially hazardous airbags that affected tens of millions of cars.|
|The Marshall Family Support Team vs Vickie Lynn Marshall (Anna Nicole Smith)||Part of the team that represented the Marshall family against Anna Nicole Smith over a multi-billion-dollar estate stretching across several states which dragged on for several years.|
In addition to his legal practice, Wayne is also an influential member of various professional organizations such as:
American Law Society
He became a member back in June 2016 when he was recognized by the organization for his outstanding contributions to the legal profession.
Phi Delta Phi
Wayne also belongs to the legal honorary society, Phi Delta Phi, where he said he learned about virtuousness and good ethics.
Reverse Mergers and Special Purpose Acquisition Companies Task Force
Another organization that Wayne belongs to is RMA SPAC Task Force. This group comprises attorneys from various law firms who typically work in private placement markets.
They come together to share their professional experiences with like-minded colleagues while engineering creative solutions for their clients.
It is not hard to see why Wayne is considered one of the most coveted commercial litigators, class action experts, and appeals lawyers in the business world. His reputation is backed by years of solid experience as demonstrated by his record of securing favorable outcomes for his clients.
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