Nina Trovato focuses her practice on complex commercial disputes at all stages of litigation including matters involving product liability, intellectual property, commercial contracts, and securities. 

Nina specializes in coordinating national medical and scientific defenses for clients in all stages of litigation, including trial and appeal.  She represents industry leading clients in the manufacturing, technology, and financial sectors, often in difficult jurisdictions with significant financial or reputational harm at stake.  Nina understands the importance of developing thoughtful and cohesive defenses for our clients, and she excels at distilling complicated scientific principles for courts and jurors alike to achieve the best possible results in her engagements.  

  • Johnson & Johnson. Nina is a member of the Orrick team representing Johnson & Johnson in its talcum powder related litigation. Recently, she was a member of the trial team that secured a full defense verdict in Kentucky's first case involving a claim that alleged asbestos contamination of Johnson's talcum powder products caused an individual's mesothelioma (Hayes v. Colgate-Palmolive et al., No. 16CI03503). Nina also shares in responsibility of developing and executing trial defense strategy nationally.