Dominique Savinelli has joined Husch Blackwell’s St. Louis office as an Associate. A highly experienced litigation attorney and former chemist, Savinelli will focus her work in the areas of Product Liability and Toxic Tort.
Savinelli was most recently a litigation associate for AmLaw 100 firm Goodwin Procter LLP (2007-2012) in Boston. While there, Savinelli represented clients from the pharmaceutical, telecommunication and mortgage industries in high-stakes product liability, intellectual property and breach of contract cases. Her work has included managing a litigation expert team in a multimillion-dollar product liability mass tort; deposing expert witnesses across several disciplines for jury trials and arbitration proceedings; and analyzing medical and scientific issues related to standard of care, causation and damages.
Savinelli received her J.D., cum laude, from Boston University School of Law (2007), where she was note editor for the Journal of Science and Technology Law. Prior to attending law school, Savinelli analyzed scientific evidence and crime scenes as a chemist at the Massachusetts State Police Crime Laboratory in Sudbury, Mass. (1995-2004), where she was qualified as an expert witness in several counties across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Savinelli earned a M.S. in Analytical Chemistry from Tufts University in Medford, Mass., and her B.S. in Chemistry, summa cum laude, from Merrimack College in North Andover, Mass.
Husch Blackwell’s Litigation attorneys handle cases in virtually all areas of litigation, including business and commercial disputes, class action, product liability, professional liability, consumer fraud litigation and toxic tort defense.