Law Firm Background

 

The Real Bad Drug Lawyers

THE LAW OFFICE OF Pulaski Law Firm, P.L.L.C. is located in Houston, Texas. We represent plaintiffs from across the United States, individually, and in class and mass actions.

Typically, we represent clients who have suffered serious injury, death or other damages from dangerous and defective products, medical malpractice, automobile accidents, premises liability, consumer fraud and deceptive business practices and toxic and environmental exposure to dangerous substances.

Pulaski Law Firm PLLC takes great pride in our personal approach to the practice of law. By utilizing cutting-edge technology to keep our clients updated with recent case developments, we are able to build and maintain strong relationships with all of our clients. We treat our clients not just as business relationships, but as friends.

Over the last twenty years, Pulaski Law Firm PLLC has brought thousands of cases to resolution. Our goal is to treat each client as if he or she were our first and to work diligently to pursue his or her cause of action with all available means granted to us by the courts.

 


Attorney Profiles

Adam Pulaski

Partner

Adam was born in Houston, Texas. He was admitted to the Bar in 1991 and is licensed to practice in the courts of the State of Texas and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Practice Areas

Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Toxic Torts, Environmental Torts, Pharmaceutical Litigation, Securities Litigation and Consumer Fraud.

Education

B.A. University of Texas, 1987;
J.D. University of Houston Law School, 1990;
Law Review- South Texas College of Law, 1988.

Affiliations

American Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA)
Texas Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA)
Houston Trial Lawyers Association (HTLA)
American Bar Association (ABA)

Casework

In 2005, Adam was successful in negotiating one of the first nationwide round II opt-out settlements for the Fen-Phen Diet Drug Litigation. In addition, he is currently representing thousands of clients in Zyprexa, Vioxx, Guidant Defibrilator and other mass tort litigation. Recently, he was one of the first to file a lawsuit for the Guidant Defibrilator litigation in the State of Texas. Hard work, determination and personal attention are things that you can expect when being represented by Adam and the firm of Pulaski & Law Firm.

Steve Kherkher

Partner

Steve grew up in Houston and attended St. Vincent de Paul and St. Thomas High School before going to the University of Houston. After receiving his bachelor’s degree, Steve began working on his master’s and as a football graduate assistant for U of H coach Bill Yeoman. “I loved it!” Steve says enthusiastically, “That was part of the reason I was getting my master’s in education, because I wanted to be a coach. To watch Coach Yeoman and to see his effect on people was tremendous. He is in the College Hall of Fame! I knew I wanted to help people in my own way.”

After receiving his master’s in education Steve decided his way to help those in need was through the law. “After a lot of thought I knew my place was in the law. I would see the injustice that was going on all around me and knew that I could use my education and background to make an impact on the lives of people.” He earned his law degree from the South Texas College of Law where he was Assistant Editor of the South Texas Law Review and graduated cum laude.

Shortly thereafter, Steve joined Williams Bailey Law Firm as an associate and put his nose to the grind stone. “I have always been driven and this firm is like a family. We support one another and are concerned about the well being of our clients. In fact, we look at our clients as family members and work hard for them. Their disappointments are our disappointments and their triumphs are our triumphs. We work hard because we want them to know we are doing everything in our power to take care of them.”

Practice Areas

Personal Injury, Asbestos Litigation, Pharmaceutical Litigation.

Education

Juris Doctorate in 1989, graduating cum laude from South Texas College of Law
Member of Phi Delta Phi
Member of Order of the Lytae
Assistant Editor of the South Texas Law Review
Bachelor of Science from the University of Houston
Master’s degree in education from the University of Houston
Football Graduate Assistant under Bill Yeoman

Affiliations

Houston and American Bar Associations
State Bar of Texas
Houston Young Lawyers Association
Houston Trial Lawyers Association
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
American Association for Justice
American Board of Trial Advocates

Professional Honors

Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization: Personal Injury Trial Law
Steve was named a Super Lawyer®, by Thomson Reuters, in 2003, 2004, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 as selected by practicing attorneys in Texas
Texas’ Top Rated Lawyers 2012 Edition, by Thomson Reuters
Named a 2015 Top Mass Tort/Toxic Tort Lawyer in H-Texas Magazine

Darsey Glean

Partner

Darsey Glean, a native Texan, graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 2003, with a B.A. in Political Science and concentrations in History and Philosophy. She worked for the personal injury law firm of Herman, Howry & Breen in Austin before pursuing a law degree. Darsey then attended South Texas College of Law, where she was also given the opportunity to work as a law clerk for Stevenson & Murray, whose practice focused entirely on plaintiff’s Jones Act and catastrophic injury cases. Following her graduation from South Texas College of Law in 2009, Mrs. Glean became licensed to practice law in all courts of the State of Texas, and joined a prominent Houston product liability and mass tort firm. In 2011, she joined the Pulaski Law Firm, PLLC, whose practice was solely focused on product liability litigation, pharmaceutical and medical device litigation. In 2016, Mrs. Glean became a partner at the firm and she continues to manage the firm’s personal injury, products liability, and pharmaceutical drug and medical device dockets. Over the past 10 years, Mrs. Glean has practiced and worked exclusively on behalf of plaintiffs, in complex mass tort civil litigation. Mrs. Glean has been employed to work on tens of thousands plaintiff’s cases in product liability mass tort litigation.

Practice Areas

Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, First Party Insurance and Consumer Protection, Pharmaceutical Litigation and Jones Act cases.

Education

University of Texas at Austin, B.A.
South Texas College of Law, J.D.

Affiliations

Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Houston Trial Lawyers Association
American Bar Association
Houston Young Lawyer’s Association
South Texas College of Law Alumni Association
Texas Exes University of Texas Alumni Association

Eric Boss

Partner

Eric was born in Houston, Texas. He began his legal career gaining trial experience through the Texas Attorney General office, Consumer Protection Division. Formerly a lawyer for insurance companies at a nationwide firm, Eric left his this path to pursue a career in personal injury law – a decision that has allowed him the opportunity to protect those individuals who truly need it most.

Eric is admitted to practice in all state courts of the State of Texas, as well as the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Texas.

Practice Areas

Consumer Protection, Pharmaceutical litigation, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Auto and Truck accidents, Toxic torts, and Wrongful Death.

Education

South Texas College of Law, Doctorate of Jurisprudence.

Affiliations

Texas Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA)
Houston Trial Lawyers Association (HTLA)
American Bar Association (ABA)

Leslie Lamacchia

Partner

Leslie has been involved in some of the largest mass tort lawsuits in the country, representing thousands of injured claimants against major pharmaceutical companies like Johnson & Johnson, Janssen, Wyeth, Eli Lilly, Bayer, and Astra Zeneca, resulting in significant settlements. Leslie has also successfully represented hundreds of injured claimants in a refinery explosion against British Petroleum. In addition to the practice of law, Leslie is also a Professional Triathlete.

Practice Areas

Pharmaceutical products liability and personal injury litigation.

Education

Monmouth University, B.S., Summa Cum Laude, May, 2001 (Two-sport full scholarship athlete)
South Texas College of Law, J.D., December, 2004

Bar Admissions

Texas, 2005
New Jersey, 2005

Affiliations

State Bar of Texas
State Bar of New Jersey
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
American Bar Association
American Association for Justice

Katherine Cornell

Partner

Katherine Cornell is an experienced trial attorney whose practice focuses on pharmaceutical and medical device cases nationwide. Clients have come to rely on Ms. Cornell for her breadth of experience and dedication to each and every case.

Ms. Cornell is well known amongst her peers for her work in the global transvaginal mesh litigation. She served on the trial team against Mentor Worldwide and its parent company Johnson & Johnson that obtained a $4.4 million dollar verdict in 2016.

Her experience working has proved invaluable to not only her clients but also to other victims of defective medical products and dangers prescription medications. Ms. Cornell is currently working with victims of defective hernia mesh products to help hold manufacturers accountable for their defective devices and she also assists victims of personal injury accidents in getting compensation for their injuries.

In her spare time, Ms. Cornell is an active member of the legal community. She has been named a Top 40 Under 40 by The National Trial Lawyers and is a 2018 Rising Star recipient, which is an honor reserved for only 2.5% of attorneys. Ms. Cornell is a member of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) and the Houston Trial Lawyers Association, where she currently serves as a member of the board of directors. She is also the treasurer for the Law Practice Management Section of the Houston Bar Association and serves on the board of directors for the Houston Trial Lawyers Foundation.

Ms. Cornell received her Bachelor of Arts in Social Work at Grand Valley State University before attending Michigan State University College of Law, where she received Dean’s List recognition. While in her home state of Michigan, she worked as a probation officer in the 59th District Court, served as a Law Clerk to Judge F. Kay Behm in The Probate Court For The County of Genesee, and as a Law Clerk to Judge Joseph J. Farah of the 7th Circuit Court.

Education

Michigan State University College of Law, J.D., Dean’s List, 2012
Grand Valley State University, B.A. in Social Work, 2009

Bar Admissions

State of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

Affiliations

Houston Bar Association, Law Practice Management Section, Treasurer,
2018 – Present
Houston Trial Lawyers Foundation, Gala Marketing/Media Committee, 2015
Houston Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Directors, 2015
Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2012
Houston Young Lawyers Association, 2012
American Association For Justice, 2012

Professional Awards

Thomson Reuters, Rising Star, 2017 – 2018
American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, Top Lawyer, 2016
The National Trial Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40, 2016

Speaking Engagements

“Living and Working in the #MeToo Era,” Texas Women Rainmakers Annual
Conference, August 2018
“Statute of Limitations and Its Applicability On Hernia Mesh Cases,”
HarrisMartin Conference, July 2018
“Hernia Mesh: Litigation Update,” HarrisMartin Conference, April 2017
“Building Blocks for Civil Litigation,” Texas Women Rainmakers Annual
Conference, August 2017
“Experiences as a New Attorney,” University of Houston Pre-law Society, 2013.

Marlo Fischer

Partner

Marlo Fischer has always had a passion for helping people. This led her to pursue a career in law, where she is able to assist those tragically injured by the wrongdoing of others. She dedicates the majority of her practice to nationwide pharmaceutical mass tort and products liability cases.

Practice Areas

Pharmaceutical products liability and personal injury litigation.

Education

Sam Houston State University, BBA
South Texas College of Law, JD

Amber Prange

Partner

Amber represents clients who have suffered serious injury, death or other damages from dangerous and defective products, medical malpractice, automobile accidents, premises liability, consumer fraud and deceptive business practices and toxic and environmental exposure to dangerous substances.

Practice Areas

Pharmaceutical products liability and personal injury litigation.

Education

UNT Dallas College of Law
Degree Name Doctor of Law (J.D.)
University of Washington
Bachelors Communication & Marketing

Affiliations

State Bar of Texas
American Bar Association
American Association for Justice

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