Cynthia D. Driscoll Ph.D.
Cynthia Driscoll practices in the area of complex litigation, with extensive experience in nationwide toxic tort and product liability litigation. Her practice also involves national and international product recalls, occupational health and safety, energy, and environmental counseling. Cynthia's Ph.D. and extensive toxicology experience, including research and management positions as an industrial toxicologist with Dupont and Union Carbide, provide a unique approach to the analysis of issues emerging from the nexus of science and the law. In counseling clients involving chemicals, drugs, and other potentially toxic agents, she works with experts in a variety of disciplines related to the assessment of child and adult health effects, including pediatrics, toxicology, neuroscience, clinical psychology, cognitive assessment, epidemiology, statistics, risk assessment, exposure assessment, exposure modeling, industrial hygiene, and occupational medicine. She also works with experts to obtain and analyze data of significance for Daubert challenges and causation opinions.Cynthia advises The Sherwin-Williams Company in its lead paint and pigment litigation throughout the country. These lawsuits involve product liability, market share liability, and public nuisance claims. She advises clients in cases involving semiconductor clean rooms, Proposition 65, hydraulic fracturing and wind energy. She advised Mattel and Fisher-Price in investigations and claims arising from the voluntary recall of toys in the U.S. and internationally, and in connection with the adoption and implementation of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (CPSIA). She also counsels clients on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) Hazardous Communication Standard (HCS) and Mine Safety and Health Administration regulations (MSHA).