Blackwell Burke P.A. is pleased to announce that Peter J. Goss has joined the firm as a partner. Prior to joining Blackwell Burke P.A., Goss was a litigation partner at Faegre Baker Daniels in Minneapolis.
“Pete is a top trial lawyer and litigator with winning first-chair experience in scientifically complicated cases,” said firm founding partner and chairman Jerry W. Blackwell. “Pete will put his experience into action leading litigation and trial teams for our Fortune 500 clients. His addition solidifies the firm’s strength in medical device, toxic tort, and pharmaceutical litigation. We welcome him to the firm.”
Mr. Goss focuses his national practice on the defense of pharmaceutical and medical device product liability litigation and toxic torts. He has represented major manufacturers and sellers of medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and dietary supplements in hundreds of cases. He frequently serves as “science counsel,” collaborating with leading experts to explain complex medical and scientific evidence in dispositive motions and at trial. He is a frequent presenter and commentator on scientific evidence and legal developments of interest to FDA-regulated industries.
“I’m thrilled to be joining Blackwell Burke’s thriving trial practice,” said Goss. “I’ve long admired Jerry’s prowess as a trial lawyer, and I’ve followed the firm’s many successes in recent years. They represent amazing clients in high-impact cases. When they invited me to help build on their momentum, I jumped at the chance.”
Blackwell Burke P.A., a litigation and trial boutique in Minneapolis, Minnesota, serves as national trial and litigation counsel for numerous Fortune 500 companies. The firm has extensive experience in class action defense, commercial litigation, food industry defense, labor and employment, and products liability. The firm has represented corporate clients in practically every jurisdiction in the country, as well as several foreign countries.