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Dykema

Eric C. Tew

Eric C. Tew

Senior Counsel

Expertise

  • Appellate
  • Class Action Defense
  • Financial Services Litigation
  • Automotive Product Liability Litigation

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

Dykema
D.C., U.S.A.

Profile

Eric C. Tew's practice involves a variety of litigation matters both at the trial and appellate levels, with particular emphasis on product liability, class actions, multidistrict litigation, and financial services. He also represents consumer product clients on recalls and federal regulatory issues, including those before the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Mr. Tew has defended major national and international companies in dozens of class actions in state and federal courts throughout the country, many of which have involved consumer fraud allegations and related claims. Mr. Tew also has extensive experience representing clients in multidistrict litigation, and he has briefed and argued a wide array of procedural and substantive issues at the trial and appellate levels under both federal and state law. He also defends clients in high exposure personal injury and wrongful death cases, on both a regional and national basis. His product liability practice involves a variety of products, including automobiles, trucks, medical devices, food products, asbestos, and sports equipment. In the area of financial services litigation, Mr. Tew has represented banks, mortgage lenders and mortgage servicers in actions alleging wrongful foreclosure and related issues.

In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Tew represents consumer product clients on non-litigation matters, including recalls before the CPSC. Mr. Tew also provides counseling on an array of product related matters, including regulatory issues, proposed warranty language and contracts, and potential liability exposure arising out of recalls and other customer satisfaction initiatives.

Bar Admissions

Virginia, 2001

District of Columbia, 2002

Education

William and Mary School of Law, J.D.
  • Order of the Coif
  • William & Mary Law Review, Editorial Board
Old Dominion University, B.S., magna cum laude
Areas of Practice

Appellate | Appellate and Complex Motion Practice | Automotive Product Liability Litigation | Class Action Defense | Financial Services Litigation | Financial Services Litigation – Consumer | Litigation | Product Liability

Professional Career

Professional Associations

Defense Research Institute
Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys

Articles

"Punitive Damages: A State-by-State Compendium (D.C. Chapter)," DRI Defense Library Series (August 2009)

"Establishing Uniformity: The Need for a Per Se Rule Against the Grouping of Money Laundering and Fraud Counts Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines," 42 W.M. L. Rev. 1077 (2001)


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