Drumke Appointed Chair of ABA Cannabis Committee, Named Co-Chair of ABA Cannabis Program
Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP partner Michael W. Drumke has been named chair of the Cannabis Law and Policy Committee of the Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) of American Bar Association (ABA) for a one-year term.
Drumke’s practice focuses on complex business litigation matters, including toxic tort, product liability, pharmaceutical, class action and commercial litigation. He serves as national trial counsel in mass tort litigation across the country and has served as national coordinating counsel for manufacturers in asbestos-related litigation and lead counsel for several premises owners named in toxic tort litigation in the midwest. He has represented clients in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Missouri, Michigan, Texas, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Alabama, Washington, Oregon, California, Mississippi, Massachusetts, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, Delaware, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Drumke has authored various articles and spoken at over two dozen programs on subjects such as cannabis law, toxic torts, class actions, punitive damages, declaratory relief, trial techniques, asbestos medicine, civil conspiracy claims, §524(g) bankruptcy trusts, and procedural issues in multi-district litigation. He has served as chair for a number of programs on trial advocacy, class actions and mass torts.