Manufacturing & Industries

Diserio Martin attorneys help manufacturing clients of all sizes deal with the financial, operational and regulatory issues that directly influence their business success. We provide a wide spectrum of services to clients from end-to-end in the supply chain and the depth of our practice enables us to have a clear understanding of their business strategies and legal needs.

We handle all aspects of the business relationships between manufacturers and the distributors of their products, in the U.S. and around the world. We work to protect the interests of manufacturing clients when drafting distribution and supply agreements and advise on complex issues involving warranties, sales contracts, pricing and antitrust compliance. We also represent our clients in distribution controversies, including lawsuits involving distributor termination around the world.

Diserio Martin attorneys have also defended manufacturers, distributors and sellers of products in cases involving a wide variety of product liability defense litigation, including claims of design defect, manufacturing defect, breach of warranty, and failure to warn. We have represented scores of consumer and commercial product manufacturers, including Fortune 100 companies, directly and occasionally through their insurers in MDL, state, and federal litigation as National Coordinating, Regional and Local Counsel. Our recent cases have involved a variety of industry sectors, including household products, appliances, industrial chemicals, machinery and machine components, neutraceuticals, pharmaceuticals, recreational products, asbestos, mold, lead paint and environmental claims.

Representative Matters

  • Counseling multi-national cosmetics company through successful negotiation of supply chain and manufacturing agreements in key geographical locations to transition from assembly and distribution model to turnkey supply solution.

  • Defended OTC aspirin manufacturer with respect to advertising claims before National Advertising Division (NAD) of the Better Business Bureau (BBB).

  • Represented world-famous rug designer and manufacturer in copyright enforcement matters.

  • Defended publically traded fabric designer and manufacturer with respect to intellectual property matters relating to fabric patterns.