Representing Merck & Co., Inc. as a member of the Defense Steering Committee in multi-district litigation in the Vioxx Litigation.
Representing R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in defending a state class action formed against the tobacco industry and in multiple individual suits.
Represented family members/trust beneficiaries in lawsuit against trustees for various breaches of fiduciary duties relating to their management of an iconic local grocery store held in trust. Ultimately obtained control and placed management of the grocery store back into the hands of the family members.
Represented R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in defending nationwide class action against the tobacco industry. The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals decertified the class.
Represented Chapter 11 Trustee for World Wide Gaming and Louisiana Route Operators involving video poker truck stops in connection with reorganization of location sites and sale of assets.
Professional & Civic Activities
Professional and Civic Activities
Ms. Wimberly is a member of DRI, the Louisiana State and Jefferson Bar Associations. She served on the Board of Directors of the New Orleans Pro Bono Project, 1994-95. She also served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Jefferson Parish Home Mortgage Authority, 2004-06. She served on the Board of Directors of the Loyola Law School Alumni Association for several years.
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Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, cum laude, J.D., 1987
- Articles Editor, Loyola Law Review, 1986-87
Louisiana State University, 1974