Taking cognizance of the changing law and the new techniques necessary for
the defense of products liability litigation, a group of highly experienced
trial attorneys recognized the need for a professional organization which would
maintain, enhance and promote the knowledge and skills of its members in this
area of the law. As a result, the Trial Attorneys of America was founded
Membership is limited to 200 trial attorneys who devote
a substantial portion of their practice to the defense of product liability
litigation and to corporate counsel who work primarily in that area.
Membership is by invitation only upon the
recommendation of a member.
If you are primarily engaged in the defense of product
liability litigation and would like to be considered for membership, contact
our Executive Secretary who will refer your inquiry to a member in your
area to discuss membership with you.
- Through the TAA directory member attorneys have a ready reference to
counsel throughout the continental United States, Alaska and Puerto Rico who
can undertake or assist in the defense of product liability lawsuits.
- Membership distinguishes an attorney as one who is recognized by his
peers as a trial lawyer or corporate counsel who is knowledgeable and
skilled in the defense of product liability litigation.
- The TAA "loose-leaf service" provides members with bulletins on recent
decisions and other items of interest to defense counsel. As product
liability legislation is adopted, our members are kept apprised of these new
- TAA operates as a clearing house for information on expert witnesses -
both those used by the defense and those frequently called by plaintiffs.