Jones Day Adds Product Liability Litigator Frank Bayuk to Atlanta Office

Jones Day announced that Frank Bayuk has joined the Firm’s Atlanta Office as a partner in its Business & Tort Litigation Practice.

An experienced trial lawyer, Mr. Bayuk defends U.S. and multinational companies in high-exposure product liability and mass tort lawsuits. His experience covers class action and multi-district litigation, as well as individual tort actions in state and federal courts.

Mr. Bayuk has successfully represented clients in the tobacco, automotive, nutritional supplements, paint/lead pigment, commercial transportation, and energy industries. He has also defended high-profile pharmaceutical manufacturers in product liability lawsuits around the country, and has litigated individual and class action matters involving various pharmaceutical products.

"I have known Frank for many years, and have been continually impressed by his dedication to clients, his diligence and preparation, and his performance in the courtroom," said Stephanie Parker, who co-leads the Firm's Business & Tort Litigation Practice and oversees product liability litigation. “His work on behalf of companies facing aggressive, high-stakes liability actions is outstanding. I am delighted to be working with him and enthusiastically welcome him to Jones Day.”

"Frank brings a stellar track record of defending some of America’s most established and well-known companies against potentially devastating legal actions, and he has accomplished this in what have often been hostile jurisdictions and environments,” said Richard "Rick" Deane, Jr., Partner-in-Charge of Jones Day’s Atlanta Office. "His experience and insights will be invaluable to our clients. He will be a great addition to what is already a very accomplished team in Atlanta, and I welcome him to Jones Day."