James B. Slaughter

Beveridge & Diamond

James B. Slaughter has a national practice in environmental, toxic tort and constitutional litigation. Toxic tort defense is a significant part of Mr. Slaughter's practice, including defense of wrongful death, serious personal injury and nuisance claims. He has handled the country’s most significant cases involving alleged public health impacts from lead in drinking water. Mr. Slaughter regularly and successfully challenges plaintiffs’ medical and causation experts under Daubert and Frye. Mr. Slaughter has tried numerous jury and bench trials and argued cases before many federal and state appellate and trial courts across the country, including the California, District of Columbia, Pennsylvania and Virginia supreme courts.