New Jersey attorney Kristin Padden works with the firm and focuses in the area of mass tort litigation with an emphasis in pharmaceutical products liability litigation.
Ms. Padden was born in New York City and grew up in Rhode Island. She attended Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts as a member of the honors program and graduated Cum Laude with Bachelor of Arts degrees in History and Philosophy with a concentration in Law and Ethics. During college, she also lived and studied in London, England.
Following her time at Northeastern University, Ms. Padden worked as a paralegal and claims administrator specializing in asbestos mass tort litigation representing over 3,300 clients. It was during this time that she decided to attend law school in order to further help victims of other dangerous products.
Ms. Padden attended Brooklyn Law School where she also developed an interest in employee rights issues and worker safety standards, which she cultivated by working at the New York City Department of Labor Relations throughout her final year of law school.
Ms. Padden joined Douglas & London, P.C. in the fall of 2008, where she started her career representing over 300 clients who developed diabetes and related injuries as a result of their use of the anti-psychotic medication Seroquel and oversaw the firm’s recent settlement of these cases.
Ms. Padden also actively works with individuals who have been harmed as a result of their ingestion of the diabetes medication Actos, the anticoagulant Pradaxa, the oral contraceptives Yaz,/Yasmin/Ocella, the osteoporosis drug Fosamax and the cholesterol medication Zocor. She further works with the firm’s client who are innocent children who have suffered birth defects as a result of their exposure in utero to antidepressants.
Ms. Padden is admitted to practice law in the State of New Jersey and practices law in other jurisdictions where she is admitted.