HAILE DEBASS


DeBass Law, PC 2018 – Present

Haile DeBass has over 20 years of litigation experience in complex class action cases. His practice focuses on class action, mass tort and complex commercial litigation involving consumer protection, antitrust and pharmaceutical injury.

Notable Cases
  • Represented plaintiffs in MDL against Syngenta AG, a Swiss agrochemical giant, for premature commercialization of genetically modified strains of corn known as Agrisure Viptera and Duracade.
  • Represented plaintiffs in MDL against Depuy Orthopaedics, Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, regarding claims concerning defective design, failure to warn, and unfair and deceptive trade practices concerning their ASR hip implant product.
  • Represented plaintiffs in MDL against Merck & Co., specifically the drug Vioxx, for product liability claims involving increased cardiovascular side effects and a lack of adequate physician and consumer warning.
Education

J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1999
B.A., (Criminology & Criminal Justice) University of Maryland, 1995

Bar Admissions

Maryland
Pennsylvania
District of Columbia