Brooke's practice focuses on complex civil litigation with an emphasis on product liability and financial services litigation.

Brooke is a Senior Associate on the Product and Mass Tort Litigation Team in Atlanta. She is also is a member of the Atlanta Hiring Committee. Brooke is admitted to practice in the Georgia Supreme Court, Georgia Court of Appeals, US District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia, and the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Brooke defends clients in personal injury and product liability litigation involving a variety of consumer products and medical devices, including orthopaedic implants, tires, industrial chemicals and consumer electronics. She also represents a major residential mortgage lender in state and federal lawsuits alleging wrongful foreclosure, violations of statutes regulating lenders such as TILA, HOEPA and RESPA, and related common law claims. Additionally, Brooke represents several Fortune 500 companies in successfully defending asbestos-related premises and product liability claims in state and federal courts across the country, including MDL 875.

Brooke has an active pro bono practice focusing on juvenile status offenders and mentally incompetent youth in the Juvenile Court of Fulton County, Georgia. She also represents pro bono clients in appeals before the Social Security Administration.

Relevant Experience

  • Defends companies in personal injury and product liability litigation involving consumer products, components and medical devices.
  • Represents major residential mortgage lender in lawsuits alleging wrongful foreclosure, violations of statutes regulating lenders and related common law claims.
  • Represents Fortune 500 companies in successfully defending asbestos-related premises and product liability claims.
  • Represents national building products distribution company in product liability, personal injury and construction litigation.
  • Represented major electronic payment processor in responding to network security intrusion and data breach.
  • Advised consumer product manufacturer regarding performing corrective action plan in cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
  • Advised consumer product manufacturer regarding new testing and certification requirements under the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008.

Memberships

  • Member, Atlanta Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association

Insights

  • Publications

    • Co-author, Certified Class Actions Rise on Food Healthfulness Claims, Defense Research Institute Strictly Speaking, March 2, 2012
    • Co-author, Class Action Certified on Omega-3 Health Claims in Shelled Walnuts, American Bar Association Section of Litigation Product Liability News, September 16, 2011