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Insurance Law and Litigation

Toxic Tort

Education

The University of Akron School of Law, J.D. (2000)

Canisius College, B.A. (1996)

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NY

OH

WV

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Derek M. Brondou

Shareholder

50 Fountain Plaza, Suite 1464
Buffalo, NY 14202-2215
D: 716-961-3237
F: 888-811-7144

dbrondou@dmclaw.com





Derek M. Brondou is a shareholder of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. and the Shareholder-in-Charge of the Buffalo office. He is a member of the firm’s Insurance Law and Litigation and Toxic Tort Groups and concentrates his practice in the areas of insurance defense, general liability, personal injury, premises liability, medical malpractice, workers' compensation, and product liability, with a particular emphasis in toxic tort law. Representative industries include retail, construction, transportation, and manufacturing. Mr. Brondou is actively involved in all phases of the defense of litigation on behalf of product manufacturers, suppliers, contracting companies, and premises owners involved in asbestos litigation.

Representative Matters:

  • Successful grant of summary judgment on behalf of defendant hospital in a premises liability claim
  • Received defense verdict for defendant restaurant in bench trial of food poisoning claim
  • Successful grant of summary judgment on behalf of suppliers and manufacturers in strict product liability cases
  • Successful grant of motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction on behalf of foreign manufacturer in product liability claim

Speaking Engagements:

  • “Product Law:  What You Need to Know When a Claim is Filed Against Your Product” (Co-Presenter), Pennsylvania and West Virginia CLE, 11/13/2008

Admissions and Licenses:

  • New York Bar Admission
  • Ohio Bar Admission
  • West Virginia Bar Admission
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia

Memberships:

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • The West Virginia State Bar

Education:

  • J.D., The University of Akron School of Law (2000)
  • B.A., Canisius College (1996), History