Ellen S. Tenenbaum is an experienced product defense and toxic tort litigator. She is the co-chair of the Firm’s Product Defense Litigation Group.

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  • Represents defendants in asbestos- and petroleum-related personal injury and property damage cases
  • Acts as strategic national counsel managing extensive portfolios of toxic tort cases with substantial successes at trial, on appeal, in streamlining docket management to dramatically lower caseloads and case resolution values, and in crafting forward-thinking defense strategies based on groundbreaking scientific and medical developments

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  • Chambers USA, 2021, Dispute Resolution: Product liability
  • Legal 500 US, 2019 and 2021


  • Volunteer and Pro Bono Representation, Tahirih Justice Center
  • Patron, Metropolitan Opera, New York City


University of Virginia School of Law, JD, 1990
University of Maryland, BA, 1984

Commonwealth of Virginia
District of Columbia
New York


Ellen S. Tenenbaum

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