Terri Bruksch is focused on product liability defense, drug and medical device litigation, and toxic tort and mass tort claims. Dedicated to safeguarding her clients’ interests at every stage of litigation, Terri is valued for her proven ability to develop and leverage expert testimony related to medical devices and major drug and pharmaceutical products.
Listed in Benchmark Litigation’s “Top 250 Women in Litigation” and in Indiana Super Lawyers, Terri has aggressively defended the rights of major businesses faced with high-stakes product liability claims. For two decades, Terri has focused on toxic tort and drug and medical device defense in state and federal trial courts, on appeal, and in arbitration before the American Arbitration Association and the Center for Public Resources Institute for Dispute Resolution.
Skilled in shielding her clients from the high-damage awards often associated with product liability litigation, Terri is appreciated for her jurisdictional and procedural defense tactics. Her honed ability to develop and manage technical, medical and other scientific expert testimony is often a key component to fending off claims completely or to significantly reducing damage demands. In addition to providing comprehensive and effective litigation defense counsel, Terri has also served on major trial teams in high-profile product liability cases in state and federal courts throughout the country.
A member of the firm’s Management Committee and director of professional excellence and achievement for the firm’s Litigation department, Terri’s responsibilities include facilitating the work of litigation attorneys and legal professionals throughout the firm. The department represents companies of all sizes in controversies in all 50 states and before most U.S. federal courts, as well as before various international and multi-jurisdictional tribunals.
Professional and Community Involvement
Board member, Indianapolis Cultural Trail
Board member, Gleaners Food Bank of Indianapolis
Benchmark Litigation, Top 250 Women in Litigation
Indiana Super Lawyers, 2011-2014