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John C. Monica, Jr.

Washington, D.C.
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  • 1900 K Street, NW
    Suite 1110
    Washington, D.C. 20006

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John has considerable litigation experience in defending national and international products liability claims for Fortune 500 companies. He is a nationally recognized authority on nanotechnology environmental, health, and safety; insurance; consumer product; product liability issues. John wrote the full length legal treatise Nanotechnology Law, which was published by West/Thomson/Reuters in July 2009. As a member of American National Standards Institute and American Society for Testing and Materials, John participates in the development of voluntary international nomenclature and EHS standard for the nanotechnology industry. Additionally, he has successfully represented numerous clients in a variety of general commercial litigation matters in state and federal courts. John was named as one of the top ten experts in environmental, health and safety issues related to engineered nanoscale materials by Nanotechnology Law & Business peer-reviewed journal in April 2009.

John’s extensive experience also includes complex litigation that crosses a variety of industries, particularly agriculture, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, and consumer products. He has represented agricultural producers and automobile parts manufacturers in federal multidistrict litigation cases involving distinct and unique litigation issues. He has also advised clients with Capper-Volstead Act compliance and monitors cooperative and trade association meetings and activities to ensure adherence to state and federal antitrust laws.

John regularly speaks on antitrust, nanotechnology, high-tech, and chemical issues, and can be followed on Twitter @nanolaw. He is also a contributing author to the firm's Technology Law Source and Nanotechnology Law Report blogs.
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