Maha M. Kabbash concentrates her practice in the area of products liability and toxic torts, and has broad experience in several areas of commercial litigation. She is a key player in the firm's pharmaceutical and medical device litigation practice, and has represented major companies in individual, class action and centralized litigations, including the ongoing pelvic mesh litigation. For several years, Maha handled numerous consumer lawsuits in New Jersey on behalf of a leading computer manufacturer, achieving favorable settlements, dismissals and trial victories. Maha has extensive experience with defense of medical device manufacturers, including in particular the regulatory and medical components of device litigation. She played a central role in a five month trial of a groundwater contamination case brought under CERCLA, in which Riker’s client prevailed at trial. Through her wide-ranging experience, she has developed expertise in Federal and State court practice, on both the trial and appellate levels.
Maha has also handled pro bono matters ranging from child custody matters in family court to representation of individuals in Title VII discrimination and habeas corpus proceedings in federal court.
Maha actively volunteers with local and national civil rights organizations. Thomson Reuters included Maha on its Super Lawyers "Rising Star” list from 2008 - 2012. See Awards and Honors Methodology.
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She received her undergraduate degree from Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service, cum laude, in 1994, and her law degree from American University, Washington College of Law, magna cum laude, in 1998.