Adam Pulaski

Adam Pulaski

Partner
Adam was born in Houston, Texas. He was admitted to the Bar in 1991 and is licensed to practice in the courts of the State of Texas and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Practice Areas
Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Litigation, Insurance Litigation, Products Liability Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation, and Consumer Fraud.

Education
B.A. University of Texas, 1987;
J.D. University of Houston Law School, 1990;
Law Review- South Texas College of Law, 1988.

Affiliations
American Association for Justice (AAJ)
Texas Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA)
Houston Trial Lawyers Association (HTLA)
American Bar Association (ABA)
National Trial Lawyers Association (NTLA)

Casework
For the last 30 years Adam has represented his clients from coast to coast, and against the some of the largest corporations and law firms in the country. The clients of the firm and the attorneys who currently make up Pulaski Kherkher have received over $7 Billion in Settlements. Adam has successfully represented clients against corporations like Eli Lilly, Equifax, General Motors (GM), GSK, Johnson & Johnson, Stryker, Target, Toys R Us, Volkswagen, and Zimmer. Further, he has successfully represented clients against some of the largest insurance carriers in the country, and abroad. Currently, Adam is litigating active dockets against GSK, Pfizer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Sanofi, Chubb, Lloyds of London, State Farm, FM Global and others. In May, 2020, Adam was appointed Co-Lead Counsel of MDL 2924 in the Southern District of Florida by Judge Robin Rosenberg. Further, Adam sits on the Plaintiffs Steering Committee for the State Court consolidation representing his clients against the manufacturer of JUUL.

Steve Kherkher

Steve Kherkher

Partner
Steve Kherkher is a national trial lawyer who maintains a litigation practice throughout the country. In his career spanning almost three decades, Steve has developed professional expertise in complex tort litigation.

Throughout his career, Steve has achieved record-setting results through summary judgments, jury verdicts, and arbitration awards. He has successfully represented Plaintiffs in over 40 states in a variety of complex civil litigation matters including catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, commercial automobile and trucking accidents, products liability, toxic torts, premises liability, as well as lawsuits against multi-national pharmaceutical companies. Steve’s expertise is widely respected by judges, opposing counsel, and his fellow colleagues. Due to his notoriety, passion for justice, and zealous representation, Steve has been retained to help other trial lawyers litigate cases throughout the United States.

In his tenure, his litigation expertise and ability to strategically select members of a jury, focusing precisely on outcome determinative issues, have resulted in superior representation of his clients. Steve is considered an Industry Leader by his peers. He has built a reputation amongst his colleagues based upon his unwavering loyalty, integrity, respect for all, leadership abilities, excellence, and selfless service.

Steve’s philosophy is to win every case and achieve exceptional results for his clients. Steve has won numerous record-setting verdicts, including a $100 million dollar verdict ($100,000,000) in Pennsylvania, for a single living plaintiff, in an action against a multi-national pharmaceutical company.

To date, Steve is the only attorney to spearhead, and first-chair multiple lawsuits against Monsanto, resulting in multi-million-dollar judgements for clients suffering from Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Steve prevailed in several lawsuits taken to trial or appeal, despite Monsanto’s repeated efforts to restrict his ability to file suit against them. His most recent suit against Monsanto resulted in a $46,500,000 judgment and verdict. Shortly thereafter, a confidential settlement was obtained for his three clients and their families.

Steve also has extensive experience in insurance coverage litigation, successfully representing homeowners and business owners in actions arising out of coverage disputes between insurers and policyholders, as well as bad faith actions arising out of coverage disputes. Steve helps families obtain favorable judgments against national insurance carriers who wrongfully deny benefits to policyholders.

Steve is certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in personal injury trial law. In 2015, Steve was recognized in H-Texas Magazine, as one of the Top Mass Tort & Toxic Tort Lawyers in the State of Texas. In 2009, Steve was elected into the American Board of Trial Advocates, an organization that certifies only experienced, first-chair trial attorneys, who are of high personal character and honorable reputation.

Steve is currently a partner at Pulaski Kherkher. Pulaski Kherkher is comprised of a team of exceptional trial lawyers based in Houston, Texas, with the ability and resources to protect and fight for the rights of their clients against large national and multi-national corporations throughout the United States. Each and every client of Pulaski Kherkher receives personalized attention from a dedicated team of trial lawyers known nationally for their legal expertise and dedication to providing the highest quality representation. In addition to exceptional legal representation, Steve’s clients also become his friends who he remains in contact with long after the verdict is read. He often enjoys cookies and other baked goods clients have provided. Steve has enjoyed attending the weddings of former clients and has helped the children of former clients with educational expenses so that they could attend college. One of the recipients of his generosity is now a medical doctor. Steve looks forward to meeting you, and helping you get the justice you deserve.

Practice Areas
Personal Injury, Asbestos Litigation, and Pharmaceutical Litigation.

Education
Juris Doctorate in 1989, graduating cum laude from South Texas College of Law
Member of Phi Delta Phi
Member of Order of the Lytae
Assistant Editor of the South Texas Law Review
Bachelor of Science from the University of Houston
Master’s degree in education from the University of Houston
Football Graduate Assistant under Bill Yeoman

Bar Admissions
Texas
Pennsylvania
New York
Arkansas
Missouri
Oklahoma
Michigan
U.S. District Court for the Northern, Southern, Western and Eastern Districts
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Affiliations
Houston and American Bar Associations
State Bar of Texas
Houston Young Lawyers Association
Houston Trial Lawyers Association
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
American Association for Justice
American Board of Trial Advocates

Professional Honors
Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization: Personal Injury Trial Law
Steve was named a Super Lawyer®, by Thomson Reuters, in 2003, 2004, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 as selected by practicing attorneys in Texas
Texas’ Top Rated Lawyers 2012 Edition, by Thomson Reuters
Named a 2015 Top Mass Tort/Toxic Tort Lawyer in H-Texas Magazine
Darsey L. Glean

Darsey L. Glean

Partner
Darsey Glean, a native Texan, graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 2003, with a B.A. in Political Science and concentrations in History and Philosophy. She worked for the personal injury law firm of Herman, Howry & Breen in Austin before pursuing a law degree. Darsey then attended South Texas College of Law, where she was also given the opportunity to work as a law clerk for Stevenson & Murray, whose practice focused entirely on plaintiff’s Jones Act and catastrophic injury cases. Following her graduation from South Texas College of Law in 2009, Mrs. Glean became licensed to practice law in all courts of the State of Texas, and joined a prominent Houston product liability and mass tort firm. In 2011, she joined the Pulaski Kherkher, PLLC, whose practice was solely focused on product liability litigation, pharmaceutical and medical device litigation. In 2016, Mrs. Glean became a partner at the firm and she continues to manage the firm’s personal injury, products liability, and pharmaceutical drug and medical device dockets. Over the past 10 years, Mrs. Glean has practiced and worked exclusively on behalf of plaintiffs, in complex mass tort civil litigation. Mrs. Glean has been employed to work on tens of thousands plaintiff’s cases in product liability mass tort litigation.

Practice Areas
Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, First Party Insurance and Consumer Protection, Pharmaceutical Litigation, and Jones Act cases.

Education
University of Texas at Austin, B.A.
South Texas College of Law, J.D.

Affiliations
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Houston Trial Lawyers Association
American Bar Association
Houston Young Lawyer’s Association
South Texas College of Law Alumni Association
Texas Exes University of Texas Alumni Association
Eric Boss

Eric Boss

Partner
Eric was born in Houston, Texas. He began his legal career gaining trial experience through the Texas Attorney General’s office, Consumer Protection Division. Formerly a lawyer for insurance companies at a nationwide firm, Eric left this path to pursue a career in personal injury law – a decision that has allowed him the opportunity to protect those individuals who truly need it most.

Eric is admitted to practice in all state courts of the State of Texas, as well as the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Texas.

Practice Areas
Consumer Protection, Pharmaceutical litigation, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Auto and Truck accidents, Toxic torts, and Wrongful Death.

Education
South Texas College of Law, Doctorate of Jurisprudence.

Affiliations
Texas Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA)
Houston Trial Lawyers Association (HTLA)
American Bar Association (ABA)
Bret Stanley

Bret Stanley

Partner
Over the course of his career, Mr. Stanley’s practice areas have focused on litigating pharmaceutical device and drug claims, mass tort litigation, wage claim cases, complex first-party insurance litigation, and catastrophic personal injury litigation.

Practice Areas
Pharmaceutical Drug and Devices / Mass Tort Litigation / First Party Insurance Litigation / Contract Dispute / Catastrophic Injury / Automobile Injury / Maritime Injury Litigation

Education
University of Texas at Austin B.A. in History/Geography, 2006
Member of the Texas Cowboys – New Man Fall 2003
Texas Educators Certificate
Thurgood Marshall School of Law, 2010 – Cum Laude with honors.

Bar Admissions
State Bar of Texas
U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court of the Western District of Texas
U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court of Federal Claims
Prior Pro Hac Vice Admissions – U.S. District Court of the Southern District of West Virginia, U.S. District Court of Arizona, U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Indiana.

BRANDON PETTIJOHN

BRANDON PETTIJOHN

Of Counsel
Brandon Pettijohn is an attorney, advocate, and veteran of the United States Marine Corps. Brandon has dedicated his practice to helping people and has always especially focused on serving Marines and their families.

Brandon is licensed to practice law in Indiana, North Carolina, Tennessee, and in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina

Practice Areas
Personal injury, especially focused on serving Marines and their families

Education
University of Indianapolis
The Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Amber Prange

Amber Prange

Associate
Prior to becoming an attorney, Amber Prange played professional golf for several years. Ms. Prange joined Pulaski Kherkher while attending law school full-time. After her admittance to the bar in 2018, Ms. Prange began representing clients who had suffered serious injury, death or other damages from dangerous and defective products, as well as representing clients in their first party insurance claims. Within her second year of practice, Ms. Prange successfully negotiated several settlements with Johnson & Johnson on behalf of her clients. Currently, Ms. Prange is working on cases related to Covid-19 Business Interruption claims, as well as Federal and State court claims dealing with pharmaceutical and medical device concerns. Ms. Prange’s work ethic, competitive nature, and compassion allow her to be a true advocate and confidant for her clients.

Practice Areas
Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Products Liability Litigation, Insurance Litigation, and Personal Injury litigation.

Education
UNT Dallas College of Law, J.D.
University of Washington (full golf scholarship athlete), B.A. in Communication and Marketing

Affiliations
State Bar of Texas
American Bar Association
American Association for Justice
Megan Moore

Megan Moore

Associate
Megan’s practice areas have focused on Mass Tort Litigation and Toxic Tort Litigation. Prior to joining Pulaski Kherkher, PLLC, Megan worked at the Montgomery office of Beasley Allen, where she worked on numerous multidistrict litigations and state-court coordinated actions involving dangerous drugs and defective medical devices. Megan also worked on the perfluorinated chemical or PFC litigation where she represented water systems whose water supply had been contaminated by industrial discharge of PFCs. Currently, Megan represents individuals who have suffered injuries related to the use of defective products, as well as working on other complex litigation regarding pharmaceutical claims.

Practice Areas
Products Liability Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation, Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Litigation, and Toxic Torts.

Education
Texas State University
B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Forensic Psychology
Thomas Goode Jones School of Law, J.D.

Bar Admissions
Alabama, September 2014
United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, November 2016
Kathryn Hiett

Kathryn Hiett

Associate
Kathryn Hiett is a first-year associate who was recently admitted to the Texas bar.

Before joining the firm, Kathryn attended law school at the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville, Arkansas. During law school, Kathryn was awarded best oralist for an outstanding appellate oral argument, and she enjoyed competing on her school’s traveling negotiation team.

As a law student, Kathryn gained experience in a variety of civil matters. She began her legal career as a judicial law clerk for the Arkansas Supreme Court. After, she became a student attorney for the law school civil clinic where she represented indigent clients in breach of contract and unpaid wage claims. Since then, Kathryn clerked for multiple different firms practicing an assortment of civil law matters, such as contract law, property law, and employment law.

Education
J.D., University of Arkansas School of Law
B.S. in Political Science, University of Arkansas

Professional Affiliations
Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Member
Houston Trial Lawyers Association, Member

Court Admissions
Admitted to all courts of the State of Texas
U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Texas
Patrick McAndrew

Patrick McAndrew

Associate
Patrick McAndrew is a trial lawyer. After growing up in a small Texas town, Patrick attended the University of Texas in Austin and South Texas College of Law. Before joining Pulaski Kherkher, he started his legal career at a large, national firm and then spent fifteen years at a well-known Houston litigation and appellate firm where he was a partner.

Throughout his career, Patrick has represented corporate and individual clients in various industries from all over the United States and Mexico. He helped clients recover millions of dollars and saved clients millions of dollars. His experience prior to joining Pulaski Kherkher PLLC includes matters involving fiduciary litigation, product liability, personal injury, commercial contractual disputes, oil and gas disputes, partnership disputes, trade secrets, and intellectual property.

Patrick long felt a calling to stand up for the rights of individuals, and to hold those that harm individuals accountable. His experience in trying tough cases gives him a unique perspective to help the clients of Pulaski Kherkher seek the justice they desire.

Practice Areas
Pharmaceutical Litigation, Medical Device Litigation, Product Liability Litigation, and Personal Injury Litigation

Education
B.A. University of Texas
• University of Texas Student Ambassador
• Cactus Goodfellow

J.D. South Texas Law Review
• Member, South Texas Law Review
• Order of the Barristers
• Multiple American Jurisprudence Awards
• Langdell Scholar

Bar Admissions
State Bar of Texas
U.S. District court for the Northern District of Texas
U.S. District court for the Southern District of Texas
U.S. District court for the Western District of Texas
U.S. District court for the Eastern District of Texas
United States Court of Appeals for Fifth Circuit

Presentations and Publications
Arbitrations: Vacating the bad, Confirming the Good and Everything in Between – Houston Bar Association, December 2017