Herzfeld & Rubin, P.C.125 Broad Street, New York, NY, 10004
Ian Ceresney is recognized as one of the leading
lawyers who has participated in the development of product
liability law in the United States commencing in the early
1970s. For 40 years, Mr. Ceresney has been supervising the
defense of product liability lawsuits throughout the U.S.A. on
behalf of U.S. and European corporations and particularly the
Volkswagen Group of Companies. These lawsuits have been
commenced in every state in the U.S.A. as well as Canada, Puerto
Rico and the Virgin Islands. In addition, Mr. Ceresney has been
defending product liability lawsuits of major manufacturers of
many products. Such products included motor vehicles, household
products, heavy duty equipment, major commercial appliances and
such esoteric items as ovens utilized in the manufacture of
armaments. The supervision included selection of trial counsel
where Herzfeld & Rubin did not have an office, preparation of
corporate witnesses for deposition and trial, many of whom were
not U.S. residents or citizens and were not acquainted with the
American Judicial System, selection and preparation of expert
witnesses, involvement in trial counsel’s preparation and
participation in hearings where there were issues that Mr.
Ceresney was better able to provide the defense position. Mr.
Ceresney is involved in the appeals of many cases in numerous
Federal Circuits and state courts including involvement in
appeals before the U.S. Supreme Court.
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