Caitlin Blanche's practice primarily focuses on product liability and other complex litigation, representing manufacturers of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, food and beverage, apparel, sporting goods and other consumer products, as well as motor vehicles and accessories in personal injury, false advertising and unfair competition litigation. Caitlin also has experience counseling clients on measures for avoiding litigation in regards to sales and marketing practices, pre and post-market surveillance, and compliance with state and federal statutes posing litigation risk, including Proposition 65 and “Made in U.S.A.” provisions under the Consumer Legal Remedies Act. In addition, Caitlin has assisted with white collar investigations and criminal actions as well as interactions with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in relation to labeling, warning letters, adverse events and product counterfeiting.
Caitlin is experienced in public speaking for both large and small audiences and has given presentations on various aspects of litigation risk, including the dangers of email and ways to harmonize your company's external communications across multiple departments, including presentations in the form of mock depositions or trial segments.
Prior to joining K&L Gates, Ms. Blanche was an associate at a Costa Mesa law firm. She has experience representing manufacturers of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, motor vehicles, propane equipment, and theme park attractions.