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Christopher Scott D’Angelo Served As Moderator for the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) and the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) Meeting

January 31, 2020


Montgomery McCracken partner Christopher Scott D’Angelo recently served as moderator for the program, Toxic Torts & Emerging Risks, jointly presented by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) and the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) in London, U.K. in January 2020.  The panel, led by D’Angelo and consisting of leading lawyers from Europe and the U.S., focused on current litigation and regulatory patterns in respect of toxic torts and related risks and climate change litigation around the globe.

D’Angelo is Chair of the Business Disputes & Products Liability Practice and the Chair of the International Practice at Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, LLP, based in its Philadelphia, PA and New York, NY offices.  His practice emphasizes litigation and preventive counseling in the fields of business and business torts, corporate litigation, intellectual property, class actions, products liability and mass claims, construction and risk management, including in his role as national counsel for several major U.S. clients and his representation of foreign concerns in the United States and United States concerns abroad, as well as litigation and other matters in the probate courts.  D’Angelo is a member of The American Law Institute, the International Association of Defense Counsel, the Product Liability Advisory Council, the Defense Research Institute, the International Bar Association, the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel, and the Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel, and the American, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia and New York Bar Associations, and the British-American Business Council, the French American Chamber of Commerce, German-American Chamber of Commerce and the Italian-American Chamber of Commerce.

D’Angelo is a frequent speaker and author on law-related matters  His articles, books and presentations have involved such topics as business disputes, class actions, multi-national litigation, attorney-client privilege, privacy, FCPA and other anti-corruption and bribery regimes and requirements, information and documents management, alternative dispute resolution regimes.

D’Angelo is listed in Guide to the World’s Leading Product Liability Lawyers, The International Who’s Who of Commercial Lawyers, The International Who’s Who of Product Liability Lawyers, Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, New York Super Lawyers and Who’s Who in American Law. He received both his B.A. with distinction and with Honors in History (1975) and his J.D. (1978) from the University of Virginia.  Additional information is available at www.mmwr.com or C.S.D’Angelo Bio, MMWR

About The British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) 

The British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) is one of the leading independent research centres for international and comparative law in the world. Our high quality research projects, seminars and publications encompass almost all areas of public and private international law, comparative law and European law, and we are at the forefront of discussions on the many contemporary issues of international and comparative law. BIICL includes within it the innovative Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law, which has a particular focus on the many rule of law issues world-wide.

About The International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC)

The International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) is the oldest international association of attorneys representing major corporations and insurers. It is dedicated to the just and efficient administration of civil justice and the continual improvement of civil justice systems.  The IADC consists of approximately 2500 invitation-only, peer-reviewed members who are private and corporate lawyers from more than 46 countries.

About Montgomery McCracken

Montgomery McCracken is a full-service law firm with offices in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and Delaware. The firm represents leading businesses, multinational corporations, nonprofit organizations and individuals across a wide range of industries in complex litigation matters, significant corporate transactions and challenging disputes. Follow the firm on Twitter at @MMWR_Law.