Steven H. Hoeft represents clients on matters related to toxic tort, product liability, intellectual property, contract and real estate litigation. He has had first-chair responsibility for jury and bench trials, preliminary injunction hearings, arbitrations and appeals.
Steven has represented manufacturers in multi-state, multiple claimant cases involving diverse products such as asbestos, fire retardant treated plywood and commercial laundry equipment. His role in these cases ranges from front-line trial responsibility, to creating and coordinating a national defense strategy, to resolving insurance coverage issues.
In the intellectual property field, Steven handles trademark and unfair competition litigation. He also has represented manufacturers accused of infringing patents in many fields, including medical devices, lighting fixtures and bottles.