Anthony Vale is of counsel in the firm's Health Sciences Department. He was a partner from 1986 to 2016, and therefore has many years’ experience in complex litigation. He was trial counsel in Tadai v. Eli Lilly and Co. (Los Angeles Superior Court), which resulted in a defense verdict in November 2011.
Mr. Vale has played a major role in MDLs in which Pepper was national counsel, which have involved many class actions: In Re: CertainTeed Fiber Cement Siding Litig., MDL 2270; In Re: Avandia Marketing, Sales Practices and Prods. Liab. Litig., MDL 1871; In Re: Human Tissue Prods. Liab. Litig., MDL 1763; In Re: Zyprexa Prods Liab. Litig., MDL 1596; In Re: Orthopedic Bone Screw Prods Liab. Litig., MDL 1014; TMJ Litigation, MDL 1001; In Re Sunrise Securities Litigation, MDL 655.