Stephanie Batchelder manages complex, high-risk tort litigation, helping clients in products liability, asbestos, and insurance cases build strong litigation positions in New England and nationwide. Keeping her eyes on the prize for more than 50 cases a year, Stephanie deftly coordinates defense strategies, discovery deadlines, and identifies cases for strategic settlement or dismissal.
With more than seven years of experience handling mass tort litigation, Stephanie is able to see the big picture and ensure that local strategies support national objectives. She stays on top of important legal developments that affect client defenses at all levels of the judicial system. Stephanie is known for clear and timely communications with clients and local counsel throughout the litigation process.
In the courtroom or in chambers, Stephanie is a polished and successful advocate. She is particularly effective on cross-examination, using her experience in hundreds of depositions to discredit witnesses, limit exposure, and drive down the value of plaintiffs’ cases. Stephanie has handled all aspects of litigation from initial intake, to discovery and motion practice, to crafting jury instructions.