Practice areas

Education

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, cum laude, J.D., 1987

  • Articles Editor, Loyola Law Review, 1986-87

Louisiana State University, 1974

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Dorothy H. Wimberly

Member

Ms. Wimberly joined Stone Pigman in 1987 and is a member of the firm. Her practice is concentrated in products liability, class action litigation and bankruptcy litigation. She has extensive trial experience and maintains an active litigation practice.

Representative Matters

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 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 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.