Of CounselWashington, D.C.
Anne Malik is Of Counsel in Orrick's Washington, D.C., office and a member of the firm's Complex Litigation and Dispute Resolution group. With a focus on mass torts and product liability, Anne's practice involves defending companies in a variety of industries against complex tort suits. She also works with Orrick's Public Policy group advising clients on strategies for solving key state legislative issues.
Anne represents clients in product liability cases with high potential damages, multiple jurisdictions and plaintiffs, and significant risk to critical product lines. She also assists clients with risk analyses involving product liability exposure related to expansions in distribution areas, cross-border sales, and new product lines.
Anne is a member of teams representing product liability clients that include a Fortune 500 chemical company, a European pharmaceutical distributor, and a key defendant in asbestos litigation across the country. She is experienced in matters involving a wide variety of issues, including medical monitoring, stream of commerce liability (including across international borders), premises liability, and successor liability.
Anne also works with Orrick's Public Policy group assisting clients with developing strategies to solve high-stakes issues in state legislatures, and with state Attorneys General. Anne works with teams representing clients that include the country's biggest telecommunications company and an industry-leading satellite TV company.
In addition, Anne takes an active role in pro bono matters. She assisted a family with obtaining compensation for the fraudulent sale of their home.
Before joining Orrick, Anne was a medical science paralegal at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP supporting the national defense team representing Merck in the Vioxx pharmaceutical litigation.
Anne's representations and experience include: