Barbara Pilo

Counsel
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Dallas
United States
T:+1 214 855 8044
Dallas
United States
T:+1 214 855 8044
Barbara Pilo

Barbara Pilo

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Biography

Barbara joined the Dallas office as a counsel attorney in 2003. She applies her more than 30 years of legal experience in state and federal courts as well as arbitration in a number of diverse contexts, including provider-payer disputes, product liability involving drugs and consumer products, professional liability, and business disputes. In particular, Barbara brings extensive past experience representing healthcare providers, pharmaceutical companies, and medical device manufacturers to assist in the representation of pharmaceutical companies involved in multidistrict litigation.


Professional experience

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JD, from Duke University School of Law, 1975
BA, with distinction, from the University of Rochester, 1972

Barbara was admitted to practice in New York in 1976 and in Texas in 1981.

  • New York State Bar
  • Texas State Bar

Currently, as part of a national counsel team, Barbara assists in the representation of an international pharmaceutical company in mass tort litigation in an MDL and individual cases across the country. She is also involved in representation of healthcare clients in disputes involving healthcare reimbursement matters.

Additionally, Barbara has broad based experience with tort and strict liability litigation and has worked on numerous cases involving strict product liability, toxic and intentional torts, premises liability, and general negligence. She has assisted in the defense in product liability litigation in a variety of roles with respect to a wide range of products alleged to have caused personal injury or death, including swimming pools, a food supplement, a mobile home, a riding mower, a railroad hopper car, a hearing aid ear mold, and an electrical component alleged as a source of fire causing property damage.

She has served as local counsel for a national retailer in litigation involving dietary supplements in state court in one of Texas' Plaintiff friendly venues. For the past four years, she has assisted the settlement team in a pharmaceutical mass tort litigation involving a radiographic contrast agent and interacted with local counsel in the majority of the states in the U.S. regarding procedural issues.

  • DVAP's Finest, Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program, October 2007
  • "Confidentiality of Medical Records in Texas," Lorman Education Services, Medical Records Law, December 8, 2011
  • Quoted in, "Does Your ED Patient Have A Case Against You?" ED Legal Letter, The Essential Monthly Guide to Emergency Medicine Malpractice Prevention and Risk Management, March 2009
  • Quoted in, "Can Your ED Patient Legally Recover Damages?" ED Legal Letter, The Essential Monthly Guide to Emergency Medicine Malpractice Prevention and Risk Management, October 2007
  • "Defending Obstetrical Emergencies," Texas Tech University and St. Mary's University Schools of Law Medical Malpractice Conference, 2001
  • "Confidentiality of Medical Records in Texas," Lorman Education Services, Medical Records Law, December 8, 2011
  • "Defending Obstetrical Emergencies," Texas Tech University and St. Mary's University Schools of Law Medical Malpractice Conference, 2001
  • State Bar of Texas
  • New York State Bar
  • Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program